“She exemplifies success for women in leadership roles and entrepreneurship.”
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Ed Chau (D-Monterey Park) honored Stella Li as the 2018 “Woman of the Year” for the 49th District during a legislative ceremony held at the Assembly Chambers. The ceremony recognizes women who have made outstanding contributions to California, as part of Women’s History Month.
“I am recognizing Ms. Li for her achievements as a high-ranking executive at BYD, the world’s largest manufacturer of electric vehicles, and for her long-term commitment to the development and expansion of clean and renewable energy technology, which has resulted in the creation of jobs in California and internationally,” said Assemblymember Ed Chau. “She exemplifies success for women in leadership roles and entrepreneurship.”
Stella Li is the Senior Vice President of BYD Company Limited & President of BYD Motors Inc., a technology company based in Southern California that develops and manufactures battery-electric zero-emissions vehicles, energy storage systems, and renewable energy products. Ms. Li joined BYD in 1996 as a Marketing Manager for Global Exports. Under her management, she has expanded headquarters and successfully launched BYD’s automotive businesses in North and South America. She also helped launched cutting edge technology in markets across California and the globe. Under Stella’s leadership, BYD has achieved exponential international market growth and became a dominant global force in clean technology and consumer electronics. Ms. Li is a resident of San Marino, California.