Sylvie Hsiao-Yi Fan was born and raised in Taiwan. After receiving her BA in English, she attended New York University for her Master’s in Non-Profit Organization Management and Policy. Her early career evolved through a love of the performing arts, in which she worked with various non-profit arts organizations for over 10 years. While researching quality education options for her daughter, Sylvie developed a strong interest in early childhood education and became a true believer in the strength of progressive education. She joined Bank Street Head Start in 2012 as a parent and, over the years, her roles have diversified through policy counsel, family worker, bookkeeper/administrative assistant, and, currently, assistant director.
Sylvie Hsiao-Yi Fan