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Jane Chen and Alex Denner, Empress Hot Sauce

Taiwanren

Jane and Denner sit with us to share the incredible journey of Empress Hot Sauce. Listen to us sample a ton of hot sauce while we discuss how the perfect sauce is made, the evolution of Taiwan's food scene, and expats' appreciation for Taiwan. ASMR anyone? Please support the Taiwanren project by leaving a review and subscribing. 讓我們一起加油!IG: @taiwanren.coEmail: cindy@taiwanren.coSupport the show: http://patreon.com/taiwanrenSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

11 Jul 2021

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#52 – Jane Chen (How to Embrace a warmer future)

The Judgment Call Podcast

In this episode of the Judgment Call Podcast Jane Chen and I talk about:00:02:04 The origin story of Embrace and how many babies have been saved by Jane’s work.00:09:35 How much of a role played the sales strategy in starting Embrace? How did that influence the company structure and funding?00:15:35 Why selling in the developing world (and especially India) is so hard for Silicon Valley companies.00:21:19 The challenges of moving and living in India. Why India is such a culture shock.00:31:33 Why you can see so much joy despite the despair in many poor countries and neighborhoods just like India. Where does true happiness come from?00:35:08 Is frustration necessary for learning?00:40:10 How customized should a curriculum be?00:43:11 Will the Singularity come to the Healthcare industry?and much moreYou may watch this episode on Youtube – The Judgment Call Podcast Episode #52 – Jane Chen (How to Embrace a warmer future).Jane Chen is the co-founder of Embrace, a social enterprise startup that aims to help the 15 million premature and low birth-weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer.Jane is also a TED speaker and a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum.You may learn more about Jane via her website.

52mins

30 Mar 2021

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The Power of a Warm Embrace w/ Jane Chen

Powerful Conversations: Insights from leaders, coaches, and entrepreneurs on living a life that matters

Jane Chen is the co-founder and CEO of , a social enterprise that aims to help the millions of vulnerable babies born every year in developing countries through a low-cost infant warmer. Unlike traditional incubators that cost up to $20,000, the Embrace infant warmer costs around $200. The device requires no electricity, has no moving parts, is portable and is safe and intuitive to use. Jane Chen has spent years working on health issues in the developing world. Listen in and learn more about the impact she is making in the world so that mothers don't lose their babies because of a lack of access. About Jane Chen: Jane Chen is the co-founder and Chief Business Officer of Embrace Innovations, a social enterprise that aims to help the 20 million premature and low birth weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer. The Embrace Infant Warmer costs less than 1% of a traditional incubator and has helped over 50,000 babies to date. The company's vision is to create a line of affordable healthcare technologies for women and children around the world. Chen is a TED Senior Fellow and was selected as one of Forbes' Impact 30 in 2011. She was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012, and a Schwab Social Entrepreneur in 2013. She and her co-founders recently won the 2013 Economist Innovation Award.   Links: Follow Jane on      Find Powerful Conversations on | | |

56mins

20 Oct 2019

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Embrace Innovations // PBS' From Scratch - Guests Jane Chen and Stacie Korcok - MOM LIFE YO

Mom Life, Yo

Embrace Innovations' co-founder and CEO Jane Chen brings awareness to the cause her company helps support, and talks to us about how their innovative invention is saving babies' lives around the GlobeStacie Korcok (pictured, designer and mom of two boys tells us all about her new show "From Scratch" on PBS/KVCR, where she and her adorable family give us DIY tips on design, healthy eating and family budgeting.

58mins

21 Sep 2017

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Jane Chen (Embrace Innovations) - Embrace the Entrepreneurial Journey

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Video Series

Jane Marie Chen, co-founder and CEO of Embrace Innovations, describes how her social-enterprise startup’s infant warmer for premature and low-birth-weight babies came into the world. She discusses how optimism fuels the drive to overcome setbacks big and small, how Embrace has expanded into retail to support its humanitarian efforts, and explains why we should “choose to see the world through the lens of beauty.”

34mins

26 Oct 2016

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Jane Chen (Embrace Innovations) - Embrace the Entrepreneurial Journey

Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders

Jane Marie Chen, co-founder and CEO of Embrace Innovations, describes how her social-enterprise startup’s infant warmer for premature and low-birth-weight babies came into the world. She discusses how passion fuels the drive to overcome setbacks big and small, how Embrace has expanded into retail to support its humanitarian efforts, and explains why we should “choose to see the world through the lens of beauty.”

36mins

26 Oct 2016

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Episode 39: Jane Chen of Embrace Innovations on optimism, entrepreneurship and surfing

IDEO Futures

Jane Chen is the co-founder and CEO of Embrace Innovations, a social enterprise startup creating technologically innovative products for a global community of mothers and babies. Embrace Innovations recently launched Little Lotus Baby, a new line of baby products using NASA-inspired technology to keep babies at the perfect temperature so they can sleep better. Through a 1:1 model, each product sold helps a baby in a developing country with the Embrace infant warmer.Jane joins Diego and Piper to talk about how the infant warmer came to be, the challenges she's faced, how she has adjusted the business model over time, what surfing has taught her about entrepreneurship and risk, how she stays optimistic, and so much more. To find out more, dive into the links below:Embrace Innovations: http://www.embraceinnovations.com/Little Lotus Baby: http://littlelotusbaby.com/Hanging Zen: https://hangingzen.wordpress.com/Jane's column on Forbes: http://www.forbes.com/sites/janechen/As always, thanks for listening. You can drop us a line on Twitter (@ideofutures) or via email (futures@ideo.com). And don't forget to subscribe on iTunes: http://ideo.to/aMycSQ

31mins

31 Aug 2016

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048: Jane Chen: How a Global Community of Moms Can Save Premature Babies Around the World

Healthy Births, Happy Babies

Guest: Jane Chen, co-founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise startup that aims to help the 20 million premature and low-birth-weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer and of Little Lotus Baby, which uses NASA inspired technology to keep babies at the perfect temperature so they can sleep better. In this episode, we will cover: how a Stanford graduate program project helped save 200,000 premature babies in the third world countries how Jane is using the Tom's Shoes' model with Little Lotus Baby products to fund Embrace preme warmers to be distributed throughout the world how your company can participate in a gifting program that helps these preterm babies in the poorest corners of the world  Resources mentioned in the conversation: to watch Jane Chen's TED Talk www.EmbraceInnovations.com www.LittleLotusBaby.com email info@embraceinnovations.com for more information about their corporate gifting program Bio: About Jane Chen JANE MARIE CHEN is the co-founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise startup that aims to help the 20 million premature and low-birth-weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer. The Embrace infant warmer costs about 1% of a traditional incubator and is estimated to have helped over 200,000 babies to date. Most recently, Embrace Innovations  launched a new line of baby products for the US market called Little Lotus Baby, which uses NASA inspired technology to keep babies at the perfect temperature so they can sleep better. They are using a Tom’s shoes model: for every product sold, a baby is helped in a developing country by the Embrace infant warmer. Prior to Embrace, Chen worked with nonprofit organizations on healthcare issues in developing countries. She spent several years as the Program Director of a startup HIV/AIDS nonprofit in China (Chi Heng Foundation) and worked for the Clinton Foundation’s HIV/AIDS Initiative in Tanzania.  She also worked at Monitor Group as a management consultant, advising Fortune 500 companies.   Chen has been a TED Speaker, and was selected as one of Forbes' Impact 30 in 2011. She has been recognized as the Inspirational Young Alumni of the Year by Pomona College and was featured in Stanford’s “Tradition of Innovation.”   Chen speaks at various international conferences, including the Skoll World Forum. In 2012, Chen was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum,  and was featured in Dove's "Real Role Models" campaign for women and girls. Chen is a TED India Fellow, TED Senior Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and Rainer Arnhold Fellow.   In 2013, Chen and the other co-founders of Embrace were awarded the prestigious Economist Innovation Award, under the category of Social and Economic Innovation. In the same year, Chen and her co-founder were also recognized as Schwab Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by the World Economic Forum.

21mins

15 Aug 2016

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048: Jane Chen: How a Global Community of Moms Can Save Premature Babies Around the World

Healthy Births, Happy Babies

Guest: Jane Chen, co-founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise startup that aims to help the 20 million premature and low-birth-weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer and of Little Lotus Baby, which uses NASA inspired technology to keep babies at the perfect temperature so they can sleep better. In this episode, we will cover: how a Stanford graduate program project helped save 200,000 premature babies in the third world countries how Jane is using the Tom's Shoes' model with Little Lotus Baby products to fund Embrace preme warmers to be distributed throughout the world how your company can participate in a gifting program that helps these preterm babies in the poorest corners of the world  Resources mentioned in the conversation: to watch Jane Chen's TED Talk www.EmbraceInnovations.com www.LittleLotusBaby.com email info@embraceinnovations.com for more information about their corporate gifting program Bio: About Jane Chen JANE MARIE CHEN is the co-founder and CEO of Embrace, a social enterprise startup that aims to help the 20 million premature and low-birth-weight babies born every year, through a low-cost infant warmer. The Embrace infant warmer costs about 1% of a traditional incubator and is estimated to have helped over 200,000 babies to date. Most recently, Embrace Innovations  launched a new line of baby products for the US market called Little Lotus Baby, which uses NASA inspired technology to keep babies at the perfect temperature so they can sleep better. They are using a Tom’s shoes model: for every product sold, a baby is helped in a developing country by the Embrace infant warmer. Prior to Embrace, Chen worked with nonprofit organizations on healthcare issues in developing countries. She spent several years as the Program Director of a startup HIV/AIDS nonprofit in China (Chi Heng Foundation) and worked for the Clinton Foundation’s HIV/AIDS Initiative in Tanzania.  She also worked at Monitor Group as a management consultant, advising Fortune 500 companies.   Chen has been a TED Speaker, and was selected as one of Forbes' Impact 30 in 2011. She has been recognized as the Inspirational Young Alumni of the Year by Pomona College and was featured in Stanford’s “Tradition of Innovation.”   Chen speaks at various international conferences, including the Skoll World Forum. In 2012, Chen was named as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum,  and was featured in Dove's "Real Role Models" campaign for women and girls. Chen is a TED India Fellow, TED Senior Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and Rainer Arnhold Fellow.   In 2013, Chen and the other co-founders of Embrace were awarded the prestigious Economist Innovation Award, under the category of Social and Economic Innovation. In the same year, Chen and her co-founder were also recognized as Schwab Social Entrepreneurs of the Year by the World Economic Forum.

21mins

15 Aug 2016

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#36: Jane Chen - Beyonce Backed Baby Entrepreneur

Pregnancy, Parenting & Politics

Jeanne talks about Black Lives Matter and chats with Jane Chen, founder of Embrace Innovations and Little Lotus Baby about the miraculous, portable, inexpensive and no-electricity-needed incubator that's saving babies lives in some of the poorest communities in the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47mins

16 Jul 2016

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