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Marx V. Wang

Executive Director

Marx is an Activist, Entrepreneur, Designer, and Researcher, advocating Equity, Wellness, and Authentic Connection For All.

At the age of 16, to advocate for better space for teenagers' after-class activities and emotional skill development, he founded city student org coalition bringing together 62 high schools and over 3000 student organizations and clubs. At 18, he released his coming-of-age 500p illustration book “Reverie” while fund-raised more than $100K tuition in support of his college study in America. By 23, he had founded two startups, directed two non-profits on equity and mental health, and published 9 papers and posters in top-tier artificial intelligence, computer science, and developmental psychology conferences such as AIES, CSCW and USIT. He is a member of Association for Computing Machinery and American Psychology Association. He advises many startups and nonprofits on design, business/fundraising strategy, and tech ethics. A believer in nature and communities, he volunteered at numerous community organizations such as regional wildlife conservation societies, refugee resettlement programs, and crisis hotline center. He recently entered film industry as an executive producer for a 500K budget documentary on tech and well-being. He currently is a well-being advocate working deep in the tech activism space and a Ph.D. student at University of Washington studying technology and human flourishing. In free time, he likes to do mixed martial arts, standup comedy in nyc, and fight with his two grumpy dogs Gio and Camry.

Lived through extreme poverty and spent six months in a buddhist monastery, Marx firmly believes in a world where people are fundamentally kind and is on a mission to advocate for a world where we can connect, grow, and thrive together.

Marx V. Wang
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