Nanxi won the 2014 Applied Materials Young Innovator Award and received Intel’s Top Social Innovation Award. For her community service, she was one of seven recipients of Mobilize.org’s National Leadership Award with Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. As a producer of the Amazon TV show, The Bay, Nanxi received an EMMY award. Nanxi is also a concert pianist. Nanxi was recognized in Forbes 30 Under 30.