October 18, 2011 – Chicago-headquartered executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles International has added Hongxia Liu as a partner in Beijing. She will be part of the firm’s education & social enterprise practice. Ms. Liu comes to Heidrick from The World Justice Project in Washington, D.C., where she served as executive director since 2009. WJP's mission is to lead a global, multidisciplinary effort to strengthen the rule of law for communities. "We are absolutely delighted that Hongxia has chosen to join us as she returns to her native China. We have been witnessing significant growth in leadership opportunities at emerging NGOs, foundations and educational institutions in Greater China," said Joe Haberman, global managing partner of Heidrick’s education & social enterprise practice. "Hongxia's perspective, relationships and deep interest in meeting these needs when combined with our platform, will be of great benefit to clients as they meet these challenges."