Yuan Wang is the founder and coach of YUAN Studio, an independent studio that incubates cross-culture creative projects and unleashes the power of women and people of color.
Yuan excels at supporting women of color creatives to play bigger in career and life. She was an experience design lead at Airbnb. She has been actively mentoring women of color(WoC) in design for five years. In 2018, she was one of the very few WoC design leads at Airbnb. She created a successful mentorship program to support the growth of emerging women design leaders, and later on, scaled the program to benefit 800+ design teammates. Besides Airbnb, Yuan also mentored WoC at Twitter Design, Rethink, Hexagon, and Women in Innovation.
Born and raised in China, Yuan loves finding creative ways to connect the culture between east and west. Beside providing coaching for the community, she writes a newsletter: Morning Pages to share thoughts on this cross-culture inspiration and identity. Read the “The Grit“ interview by Avocode to learn more about Yuan and her work.