Iris Wen (she/her/hers) joined AbilityPath’s Family Resource Center as the Training Coordinator in August 2022. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she is a proud daughter of Taiwanese immigrants. She attended UC San Diego where she earned a B.A. in Human Developmental Sciences and a minor in Education Studies.
Iris has over 5 years of volunteer and work experience serving children of different abilities and their families in childcare and educational settings, as well as supporting onboarding trainings at the university level. Some of the organizations she has previously worked with include Friends of Children with Special Needs, Mandarin Language and Cultural Center, and UC San Diego’s Graduate and Family Housing. Iris is passionate about providing culturally responsive, family- and community-centered care, and is excited to be supporting families by facilitating parent education and trainings in her new role.
Outside of work, Iris enjoys spending time with her friends and family, seeking out the best coffee shops and restaurants, exploring new hiking trails, and being a cat mom.