Speaker

Seagriculture USA

11 - 12 September 2024

Ketchikan, Alaska, USA

Title to be confirmed

Sarah Wan-Yau, Managing Director, Potato Productions Company, USA

About speaker:

Sarah Wan-Yau represents Potato Productions and its companies in the US, and oversees US-based programs, operations, strategy, partnerships and collaborations across all pillars of work. She previously served in leadership roles with The Asia Foundation in public-private partnerships and fundraising; and strategy and development in women's empowerment, environmental sustainability, governance and regional cooperation programs across Asia-Pacific. Sarah lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two kids, and enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and hosting themed parties. Sarah represents Potato Productions and its companies in the US, and oversees US-based programs, operations, strategy, partnerships and collaborations across all pillars of work. She previously served in leadership roles with The Asia Foundation in public-private partnerships and fundraising; and strategy and development in women's empowerment, environmental sustainability, governance and regional cooperation programs across Asia-Pacific. Sarah lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and two kids, and enjoys reading, practicing yoga, and hosting themed parties. 


Company:

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Potato Impact Partners (PIP) is a social venture amplifying positive impacts in education, food security, and sustainability through innovative collaborations between the US and Southeast Asia (SEA). PIP manages university partnerships to engage youth, collaborations with changemakers to represent the diverse voices of SEA, and makes impact investments in innovative seaweed aquaculture startups. 

PIP is the US-based subsidiary of Potato Productions, a group of social ventures in Singapore spanning design, media, publishing, film and entertainment, education, healthcare, and technology, founded by Lee Han Shih.