Ms. Tang is a social worker in private practice and an associate professor of clinical psychology at UC Berkeley. She is a former instructor at the Ann Martin Center, which provided educational and counseling services to at-risk youth in Alameda County and has also taught psychology at Tsinghua University in Beijing. From 1976 to 1986, Ms. Tang served as a staff social worker at University Health Services on the Berkeley campus. There she founded and directed the immigrant and refugee student program, an initiative designed to ease the transition to Berkeley for students from overseas and to develop targeted services for this population. More recently at Berkeley, she served on the task forces on intercollegiate athletics and alumni engagement, and on the large fundraising projects committee. She is a trustee emeritus of the UC Berkeley Foundation and served as a co-chair of the Campaign for the New Century. Her other campus affiliations include the Order of the Golden Bear and Berkeley Fellows, and she is a Builder of Berkeley.