Esther Hsu Wang


Leads all aspects of IDinsight's Operations globally, ensuring our teams have the organizational structures and resources to deliver world-class impact.

Esther Wang is Chief Operating Officer and a Founding Partner, based in Lusaka, Zambia.

Esther launched and leads IDinsight’s Global Operations Team. She oversees IDinsight’s people operations, recruitment, systems, safety & security, legal, HR and policies, new country expansion, training and development, organizational summits, and other global initiatives.

Prior to IDinsight, Esther was a management consultant with Bain & Company, a co-founder of a social enterprise in the Tibetan Plateau, and co-led several not-for-profit organizations.

Esther holds a joint bachelor’s of science and bachelor’s of arts from the University of Pennsylvania’s Huntsman Program in International Studies and Business. She also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School. Esther was a Reynolds Fellow in Social Entrepreneurship and an Echoing Green Fellow.

Esther has lived and worked in China, Swaziland, Uganda, India, Ghana, Cambodia, and Zambia and speaks Mandarin and English.