Sylvia Wong

National Leadership Team – National

Sylvia Wong

Managing Director of Mentor Community

As Managing Director of Mentor Community, Sylvia leads the national strategy for building and engaging iMentor’s mentor and alumni community. Sylvia joins iMentor from The Adventure Project, where she was the Development Director and focused on rallying individual and corporate support for social entrepreneurial programs in Africa. Prior to that, Sylvia was at Concern Worldwide U.S. where she led their global education program and public engagement initiatives to increase grassroots support for communities living in extreme poverty around the world. Using human-centered design, Sylvia created and launched the Concern Leadership Network which mobilized over 95 professionals across 11 states and raised $250,000 in its first two years. Sylvia started her career as an elementary and middle school teacher in Canada and in New York City. She has a M.A. from Teachers College, Columbia University and a B.Ed and B.A. from Queen’s University in Canada. Sylvia lives in Pelham, NY with her husband and two kids.