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About the Founder

Wendy Wu

Ms Wendy Wu - Founder

Founder and Chief Executive Director

Wendy Wu is a piano teacher that has been teaching for thirty years. In her piano studio in New Jersey, Wendy has fostered many talented pianists. She has been a chair of the New Jersey Music Teachers Association’s Young Musician piano competitions for three years and is currently the chairperson of the Young Artists Competition of the Bravura Philharmonic Orchestra. Ms, Wu founded IMPACT in 2012 and IMPACT Youth Club in 2013.  Under Ms Wu's leadership and guidance, many young volunteers had grown into a loving hearted adult and developed life long skills through volunteering.

Board of Directors 

Eugenia  Chiang   

Kelly Law

Helen Luo

Joanne Liu

Shirley Ma

Yun Xia


Yang Cao

Irene Lin   

Lishan Wu

Vanessa Yanhua Zhang


IMPACT YOUTH CLUB student leaders organize and execute projects and activities with the goal to bring our passion, talent, love, and care to the community. Our presidents oversee the entire IYC work, manage projects initiation, approval and execution.  IYC president also help organize events and support officers' activities.  


Austin Lin


High Leadership Team

IYC High Leadership Team consists of current president and vice presidents. 

Austin Lin

Vice President
Ryan Zhao
Emily Wang
Anya Pei

Jacob Bi
Sophia Zhou
Zoe Tseng

 Student Council 

IYC student council is conducted by students and supervised by the board of director. The purpose of the student council is to give youth volunteers an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out IYC activities and service projects.

 Student Council 

Eric Xia

Annalina Xu

Aiden Lin

Past Presidents

At the end of their senior year, IYC presidents leave to college. Although we miss all of our past presidents, we believe they will continue to bring their love and care to the place where they start the new chapter of their lives. Below are the list of past presidents, the year they served as IYC president, and the universities that they have gone to.

Elsie Wang

2018-19 President

Stanford University

Class of 2023

Renee Cai

2019-20 Co-President

Johns Hopkins University

Class of 2025

Alan Wang

2019-20 Co-President

Duke University

Class of 2025

Edison Tong

2020-21 President

Indiana University

Class of 2025

Jack Wang

2021-22 President

New York University

Class of 2026

Andy Pei

2022-23 President


Class of 2027

Elina Cheng

2014-15 President
Univ. of Pennsylvania

Class of 2019

Ruiyan Wang

2015-16 President
Yale University
Class of 2021

Alan Du

2016-17 President
Columbia University
Class of 2022

Sophia Su

2017-18 President
Cornell University
Class of 2022

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