Ning has been trained as a computer scientist and worked for many years in high performance computing, embedded operating systems, and search and advertising platforms. She was one of the early engineers working for Google and last worked there as a staff engineer and technical lead. She currently runs Innovo Foundation, a grant making foundation that focuses on environmental education and climate change mitigation. In addition, she invests in early stage environmental and technology startups. Finally, she helps promote female participation and leadership in startups, impact investing, environmental activism, and politics. In the spare time, she enjoys photography, reading, skiing, running and spending time with her family in the great outdoors of Colorado.