Yvonne is a hybrid designer with over 10 years of design experience ranging from product, UX/UI, and urban planning. Her primary focus is to create positive social and environmental impact through design and innovation.
Her multi-disciplinary background includes working for large tech companies, startups, and non-profits, as well as previously starting her own eco-friendly retail business.
After many years of working, Yvonne decided to return to grad school to refresh her creativity and get touch with the latest science and technology. Since graduating, she is taking this opportunity to reset her focus to designing for good, whether it's for the environment, healthcare, or community development.
Yvonne studied Innovation Design Engineering, a joint masters at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College London. Previously, she obtained her Masters in Urban Planning from the Havard Graduate School of Design. and her Bachelors in Economics from Stanford University, minoring in studio art and Chinese language. Her honors research thesis was on the impact of regional variations of China's One-Child Policy on the sex-ratio at birth.