Wenchi Yu

Wenchi Yu

Nonresident Research Fellow
Technology, education, cross-border social impact
Wenchi Yu

Wenchi Yu is the Head of Global Public Policy at VIPKid, the world’s leading education technology platform company. She leads VIPKid’s public policy and social impact initiative, including the establishment of VIPTeach.org, a non-profit organization seed funded and incubated by VIPKid to promote equitable access to quality education through technology. Prior to joining VIPKid, Wenchi was the Head of Corporate Engagement for Goldman Sachs in Asia, where she led strategic philanthropy for stakeholder engagement and social impact in Asia. Before joining the private sector, she was a senior advisor on global women’s issues in the U.S. Department of State, and worked on the rule of law and civil society development in China in the U.S. Congress. Early on, she worked on women’s rights, human trafficking, and immigrant issues at various non-profit organizations.

Her writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Council on Foreign Relations blogs, Caixin, and Forbes. She is a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations and an Asia 21 Fellow of Asia Society. She has an M.A. in international relations from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in political science from National Taiwan University.