Yueh-Wen Chang (Wen) of Sora Designs knew from a young age her path in life should be in the arts, but opted for a career in academics. She eventually got her Ph.D. in early intervention from the Joint Doctoral Program at U.C. Berkeley and San Francisco State University. While in the graduate school, Wen started making jewelry as an innocent creative outlet for her mom, sisters and friends. Her hands would always be busy sewing or knitting or wire wrapping or baking goodies if not working on her dissertation.
Sora Designs was started on a whim in the fall of 2008, after months of lurking and browsing through the Etsy site. Shockingly after a few days, an item sold and then another. The whim became an obsession and the world is never the same again. Shortly after one year, Wen quit her day job as a researcher at a government agency to design/craft/operate Sora Designs full…
- Born on May 26
- Joined August 27, 2008