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Jane Chen

Jane Chen

Keynote Speaker: Co-Founder & CEO of Embrace Innovations

Jane Chen Biography

Jane Chen is the co-founder of Embrace Global which developed a ground-breaking infant incubator. The Embrace incubator costs ~1% of a traditional incubator and has saved over 475,000 babies across 25 countries. Embrace has been featured in global media including the New York Times, CNN, Newsweek, the Guardian and ABC's 20/20.

Chen is a TED speaker and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. She has been selected for Forbes' Impact 30, and is a recipient of the Economist Innovation Award and Fast Company Innovation Award. Chen has also been recognized as Social Entrepreneur of the Year by the World Economic Forum.

Chen received her MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and her Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School of Government. She is an avid surfer and meditator, and is currently in the process of writing her first book.

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Jane Chen Speaking Topics

Jane speaks about the creation of the Embrace incubator using the design thinking methodology and the hundreds of thousands of lives it has saved. She shares key leadership lessons she has learned, with a focus on resilience, vulnerability, and how to see challenges as allies. Jane inspires audiences to look at problems with a fresh perspective, and shares insights which are particularly relevant to the current pandemic.

How To Save a Million Lives With a $200 Invention

In this talk, Chen shows us how brilliant and basic ideas—such as the Embrace Infant Warmer, a life-saving, affordable, and ingenious solution to the lack of expensive incubators in the developing world—can save lives, change communities, and inspire others to follow a lead that disrupts the status quo. She shares some of the strategies that helped her overcome Embrace's biggest challenges, such as remembering the needs of the end user, shedding the biases of traditional business models, and valuing simplicity as a guiding principle. Chen teaches us that sometimes the simplest inventions can have the biggest impact.

Jane Chen Videos

FUTURISTS: JANE CHEN - YouTube
Lifesaving tech powered by love | Jane Chen - YouTube
Embrace: Low-cost, life-saving incubators | Jane Chen - YouTube

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What topics does Jane Chen speak about?

Jane Chen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Healthcare, Innovation, Business Ethics, Disruptive Thinking, Women, Technology, Science, Asian & Pacific Heritage, Motivational, Leadership, Female Leadership, Resilience, Business Leadership, Women in Business, Entrepreneurship, Creativity, Social Justice, Culture, Social Activism, Business, Civil Rights and Women in Tech.

Where does Jane Chen travel from?

Jane Chen generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Jane Chen is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Healthcare, Innovation and Business Ethics. The estimated speaking fee range to book Jane Chen for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $10,000 - $20,000. Jane Chen generally travels from San Francisco, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Laura Ling, Tracy Chou and Shiza Shahid. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Jane Chen for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 14/07/2024.

Jane Chen Speaking Topics

  • Jane speaks about the creation of the Embrace incubator using the design thinking methodology and the hundreds of thousands of lives it has saved. She shares key leadership lessons she has learned, with a focus on resilience, vulnerability, and how to see challenges as allies. Jane inspires audiences to look at problems with a fresh perspective, and shares insights which are particularly relevant to the current pandemic.

  • How To Save a Million Lives With a $200 Invention

    In this talk, Chen shows us how brilliant and basic ideas—such as the Embrace Infant Warmer, a life-saving, affordable, and ingenious solution to the lack of expensive incubators in the developing world—can save lives, change communities, and inspire others to follow a lead that disrupts the status quo. She shares some of the strategies that helped her overcome Embrace's biggest challenges, such as remembering the needs of the end user, shedding the biases of traditional business models, and valuing simplicity as a guiding principle. Chen teaches us that sometimes the simplest inventions can have the biggest impact.

Jane Chen Videos

FUTURISTS: JANE CHEN - YouTube
Lifesaving tech powered by love | Jane Chen - YouTube
Embrace: Low-cost, life-saving incubators | Jane Chen - YouTube
Jane Chen: Embrace the Entrepreneurial Journey - YouTube

Jane Chen News

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