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Jane Chen

Non-Profit Healthcare Advocate

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Millions in the developing world go without adequate medical treatment every day. Jane Chen's company Embrace addresses the importance of designing medical equipment for affordability and technological constraints.
Jane Chen is the Co-Founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise aiming to help millions of vulnerable babies born in developing countries through the creation of low-cost infant warmers. Jane received a Master’s in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. Prior to her receiving her master's degree, she was the Program Director of Chi Heng Foundation, a non-profit that sponsors the education of children affected by AIDS in central China. In 2009, Jane was a TEDIndia Fellow. 

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