Jade Tang

Jade Tang

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.

 

Jade Tang