Chen Yidan ( 陈一丹, born 1971), also known as Charles Chen, is a Chinese internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Tencent, founder of the Chen Yidan Charity Foundation, and founder of the Yidan Prize Foundation. Education[ edit] Chen Yidan was born in Huizhou, Guangdong, and grew up in Shenzhen, Guangdong.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chen_Yidan
Chen Yidan ( 陈一丹, born 1971), also known as Charles Chen, is a Chinese internet entrepreneur and philanthropist. He is a co-founder of Tencent, founder of the Chen Yidan Charity Foundation, and founder of the Yidan Prize Foundation. Education[ edit] Chen Yidan was born in Huizhou, Guangdong, and grew up in Shenzhen, Guangdong.
Dr Charles CHEN Yidan believes education promotes people’s well-being. It certainly changed the course of his life. After navigating China’s highly competitive gaokao university entrance exam, he earned a bachelor’s degree in applied chemistry at Shenzhen University. He went on to obtain a master’s degree in economic law at Nanjing University.
The Yidan Prize was founded in 2016 by Dr Charles Chen Yidan in the belief that education promotes well-being. Learn more about the founder Our quest for changemakers Each year the Yidan Prize recognizes individuals, or up to three-member teams, making a profound contribution to education, in two categories: Yidan Prize for Education Research
Its mission is to create a better world through education. The foundation awards two annual monetary prizes – the Yidan Prize for Education Research and the Yidan Prize for Education Development.
Entrepreneur Charles Chen Yidan changed the internet in Mainland China forever as one of the co-founders of Tencent—now he’s giving his money, energy and time to transforming education around the world
The Yidan Prize Foundation, a global philanthropic educational foundation set up by one of the co-founders of China’s Tencent Holdings, announced three winners of its 2020 Yidan Prize on Sept....
And like Zuckerberg and Gates, Chen Yidan — also known as Charles Chen — has used his financial empire to make education a top priority. Education has become a personal mission of the 46-year-old billionaire who has founded the world’s biggest education prize — the Yidan Prize — to call attention to scholarship aimed at advancing educational research and practice at a global level.
The Chen Yidan Foundation, a private charitable foundation established by Charles Chen Yidan, a co-founder and advisor emeritus of Chinese Internet giant Tencent, has announced a $4 million grant in support of the Harvard Graduate School of Education 's redesign of its master's in education program as well as a new visiting fellows program. The funding includes $3 million in support of the redesign effort and $1 million to establish the Chen Yidan Global Visiting Fellows Program.
The Yidan Prize Foundation, a global philanthropic educational foundation set up by Tencent founder Charles Chen, has formed a 16-member “Council of Luminaries” to boost its promotion of ...
She currently serves as Deputy Assistant Administrator at USAID and serves as Acting U.S. Senior Coordinator for International Basic Education Assistance. She worked as Association Peace Corps Director, an international education consultant, and as Executive Director of a non-profit adult education program.