Jade Tang-Taylor is a designer, dreamer and doer. She is currently a part-time lecturer at Auckland University of Technology in Design Thinking, a part-time design consultant and an associate of Centre for Social Impact, an initiative of Foundation North, as well as a new mum of one.
Jade was born in Malaysia, but migrated to Aotearoa, NZ when she was two. She grew up in Kelston, went to Kelston Primary, Intermediate & Kelston Girls High School. Moved and travel around the world a bit and now lives in Glen Eden with her husband and baby girl, where they are part of the Glen Eden residence association and Glen Eden community patrol.
Jade is also on the deputy chair of Auckland Council's Ethnic People's Advisory Panel. Previously, Jade co-founded a creative agency called Curative, and she was the chapter founder of CreativeMornings/Auckland. She is part of various membership networks including Asia New Zealand Foundation's Leadership Network, New Zealand Asian Leaders, SuperDiverseWomen, Leadership NZ and Women Who Get Sh*t Done.
Jade holds a Master of Arts Management (Distinction) where she focused her research and readings on Creative and Social Entrepreneurship. She is very passionate about Design for Social Impact, Community and Diversity.