Sherrie Li graduated from UC Berkeley in 2009 with a BA in Psychology. During her summer breaks, she worked with EducationUnlimited programs, where she employed her skills helping high school students on their college essays and teaching a creative writing course. After working as a clinical research coordinator in psychiatry research at Stanford for three years and at UCLA for another two, and having been an author on several publications, Sherrie switched careers and went into the entertainment industry.
Since relocating to Los Angeles, Sherrie has worked in development at a small production company, where she collaborated with writers to improve their scripts. She was also the film coordinator and a freelance writer for LA Weekly, where she wrote film-related articles and reviews. She currently works at a boutique talent management company.