Wendy Yuan Pan
Researcher, Social Innovation Research Group
Wendy is currently a researcher for the Social Innovation Research Group (SIRG) – Taiwan, which investigates why social enterprises in Taiwan succeed and fail.
Prior to working at SIRG, Wendy visited Taiwan as part of a student delegation hosted by the government of Taiwan in 2009. She was selected as a finalist to present a business plan to venture capitalist in Hong Kong Poly U Entrepreneurship Challenge. After graduation, Wendy worked as a business analyst for a large company, and later for a private-equity funded start-up in the U.S.
She volunteers for SCORE – “advisor for America’s small business” and is one of the youngest financial instructors for underprivileged women in Houston.