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Wendy Chan


Wendy immigrated to the US from China when she was twelve years old. Her humble, blue-collar immigrant background helped her appreciate the courage and tenacity of refugees and see the talents they can bring to America. In 2016, Wendy co-founded NOVA Friends of Refugees, a grassroots coalition dedicated to welcoming, assisting, and advocating for refugees. This 1,500-member coalition helps refugees access social services and transition smoothly to their new country. The importance of community engagement in this effort helped her shape the mission of One Journey.

Wendy Chan
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