Phoenix Wang


Phoenix’s main professional interest is in enabling adaptive change at the individual, organizational, and systemic levels. She currently is an advisor to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Open Educational Resources Initiative, advising investments in projects that exemplify global, open models for creating, sharing, and using digital media for learning. When she was an education program officer at the Foundation, Phoenix directed grant strategies aimed to catalyze systemic change for improving instruction in urban school districts. Prior to joining the Foundation, Phoenix focused on organizational transformation endeavors: As the vice president of strategic operations at iVillage, Inc., she led the company through its re-structuring phase. While at Accenture Consulting, she assisted financial services clients in managing the human component of their technology transformation initiatives. Phoenix’s professional interests began with grassroots organizing while pursuing a BA from Williams College and an EdM from Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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