Jessica Y. Wen is a global multidisciplinary design strategist who merges creativity with positive social impact. She honors her creative craftsmanship, cultural sensitivity, and strategic research skills by collaborating with organizations she esteems highly and delivering meaningful results.
Jessica’s portfolio covers local and international clientele including UNICEF, Forward.us, National Wildlife Federation, The Climate Registry, Overseas Press Club of America, HandsOn Bay Area, and various startups. As a socially conscious thinker and designer, she works to promote arts & culture, education, gender, race & social equality, and child welfare.
Though currently based in San Francisco, she has lived in New York, Baltimore, Erlangen (Germany), Beijing (China), and her hometown Taipei (Taiwan).
In addition to being a design strategist, Jessica is also a photographer, equestrienne, scuba diver, martial arts practitioner, and world traveler.
As a design strategist, it is critical to keep a holistic balance from multiple perspectives while solving problems. Here are some key components that are at the core of my practice.
Business model innovation for an early-stage startup geared towards combining technology and social awareness, in an effort to crowdsource-clean the planet.
How might we better engage eligible California voters in the election process?
A nationwide effort to gather and share inspirational stories of immigration in America. Powered by Forward.us
Redesign a globally scalable system to help strengthen community led development and citizen engagement. Powered by UNICEF Innovation Unit.
A business incubator that aims to source the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs.