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Woodenfish Foundation is an organization in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 2016

Board of Directors

Fawn Wang

Yale University, Board Member

Fawn Wang, Director for East Asia, is responsible for all Yale’s initiatives in China Japan and Korea, including developing and managing a variety of programs that involved creating and sustaining extensive relationships with senior officials in government, business and higher education.

 

Ms. Wang has organized many Yale presidential visits to China and other high level events. She arranges meetings between Yale officials and Chinese leaders, and handles all media coverage. She is also responsible for hosting distinguished guests and delegations from East Asia region visiting to Yale campus, including Chinese former President Hu Jintao and Vice Premier Liu Yandong’s visit to Yale in 2006 and 2009 respectively.

 

Prior to her appointment as Assistant Secretary of the University and Director for East Asia, Fawn Wang was a senior program officer at the Yale-China Association, where she developed and managed public program, fellowship and health programs. Fawn holds Master of English and Library & Information Science.

Kaiyuan Wang

CEO of Beijing Heda Investment Co., Ltd., Board Treasurer

Kaiyuan Wang is currently a Rajawali Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, Ash Center, 2015-2016. From 2014-2015 he acted as a Research Scholar at Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. Mr. Wang is also the CEO of Beijing Heda Investment Co., Ltd. Between 1984 and 1992, he worked as an officer in the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity of P.R.C. From 1992 to 2002, he was senior executives of two energy companies and their holding companies. He holds an MBA from Peking University.He has rich investment experience in varies fields such as electronic innovation, DNA vaccine, database, restaurant brands, green technology, and healthcare, etc. Mr. Wang is also advisor and counselor of several universities and organizations. 

Huang Xing

Lawyer, Board Member

Huang Xing graduated from University of International Business and Economics in China with an LMM in Business Law. She was a founding partner at the Beijing Anli Law Firm, a Senior Partner at Beijing Dacheng Law Firm from 2005 to 2010, was the Founder and CEO of Beijing Landscape Culture Company, and is now the Deputy Head at Sunshine Insurance Group Investment Development Center. Ms. Huang also enjoys travel, reading and swimming. 

Venerable Dr. Yifa

Woodenfish Founder, Board Chair

Venerable Dr. Yifa founded Woodenfish Foundation. Read her full bio here.

Ben Herzberger

Lawyer, Board Member

Ben is an alumnus of Woodenfish HBMLP '04 and also served as a staff member for Woodenfish '06 and '07.  He currently serves as a law clerk at the U.S. District Court in Sacramento, California.  Prior to his involvement in the law, he received his B.A. in philosophy and M.A. in the humanities, and taught English and philosophy at several community colleges in Chicago. 

 

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