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The Journey

The Journey

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Jane Chen thinks learning should be done for the sake of learning.

Jane's Biography

Professional Role Model: Karen Shaw
Challenges for Women Today: To show that women can balance work and family.
Advice for Young Women: Do what you love and trust your intuition.
Definition of Strength: Sticking to your vision, your views, your beliefs and not backing down.

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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