Abigail Hing Wen
Abigail was born in West Virginia to a family of immigrants: Her mother is from the Philippines and her father from Indonesia, and her grandparents emigrated to those countries from Fujian and Shandong provinces in China.
Abigail grew up in Ohio and graduated from Harvard University and Columbia Law School. She worked in Washington DC for the Senate, as a law clerk for a federal judge. and now in Silicon Valley in venture capital and artificial intelligence. She also earned her Master of Fine Arts in Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
In her spare time, she enjoys long walks with her husband and two boys, and hanging out with friends and over 100 family members in the Bay Area. She loves music and dances to it when no one is watching.
* The characters in the logo are Abigail’s Chinese name, pronounced Xing Li-Mei. “Xing” was translated to “Hing” when her father’s family arrived in the United States. Li is a character shared by all siblings and cousins of her generation and means “open.” Mei means “beauty.”