Sophie Chen

Partner
JMDedu

Sophie Chen, partner at JMDedu, is responsible for international partnerships, discovering promising ed-tech start-ups worldwide, collaborating with global ed-tech hubs, and introducing great education resources into the Chinese market. JMDedu is the nNo.1 B2B ed-tech media platform in China. Prior to JMDedu, she worked for New Oriental Education Group, the largest private education provider in China, and Roland Berge Consultancy. She holds a master’s degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education. She is passionate about ventures that have transformational impact on learning and people’s life through cross-cultural partnerships, innovative education products, and entrepreneurship. She co-founded Seahire.me, a career marketplace to empower overseas students. She also cares about education equity and how technology can empower students in remote areas with limited education resources; she worked as education specialist to improve rural education in Pakistan.

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