Melinda Jacobs

Melinda Jacobs

Co-Founder, SURGE Taiwan

Melinda is an entrepreneur and social innovator based in San Francisco. Melinda has lived and worked in Denmark, Bangladesh, and Taiwan – three global hot spots for social innovation – and has worked for Toronto-based social enterprise Social Capital Partners. Active in youth entrepreneurship, she has been on the founding team of three social organizations, and and has produced a documentary on Taiwanese political identity. Melinda recently graduated from The Next 36: Canada’s Entrepreneurial Institute, and the University of Toronto, Trinity College, where she studied International Relations.