Shin Kong Life Foundation
Since 2003, Cynthia Wu has been Executive Director of the Shin Kong Life Foundation, which was awarded the National Civic Service Award as the best NGO in Taiwan in 2006. In that same year, the People's Republic of China recognized Wu as one of the 100 Most Outstanding Chinese Women of the Year. Previously, she worked as a research analyst at Merrill Lynch in London and as a Chairman's Assistant in the Shin Kong Financial Holding Company. Wu holds an MBA, an MA from the Courtauld Institute and a BA from Wellesley College. She is a Trustee of the Institute for Philanthropy.