ROBOTERRA's CEO Yao Zhang honored as 2016 Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum
“A renowned education entrepreneur with two successful startups under her belt. Yao has introduced robotics within education, through the use of colourful robotics learning kits designed for beginning. ”
This recognition is for her commitment and contribution to robotics education. "Yao has introduced robotics within education, through the use of colorful robotics learning kits designed for the beginner. " Said the Young Global Leader committee.
Yao Zhang received her undergraduate degree in Beijing at the Central University of Finance and Economics. She holds a Master's degree in Education Economics from Columbia University Teachers College, where she was enrolled in the doctoral program in economics and education. Before she founded ROBOTERRA in 2014, Yao was a co-founder of a company that coordinates study-abroad opportunities in rural China.