Carey Moncaster is the instructional designer of the Stanford e-China Program. She launched the program as instructor for the inaugural course, Technologies Changing the World: Design Thinking into Action, and now designs and manages Climate Tech Innovation and U.S.-China Collaboration, Design Thinking into Action: Teen Well-being, and the Wit and Pep Initiative.
She has worked as a curriculum consultant for the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) on additional projects, including co-authoring curriculum units:
Sustainable Development and Modern China
Understanding China in the 21st Century
Carey worked in Seattle’s high tech world of start-up ventures, collaborating with Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and industry professionals. Prior, Carey founded and served as Executive Director of Pacific Village Institute for ten years, with programs based in China, India, Vietnam, New York, and Seattle, working with educational leaders and organizations to develop and implement global education programs in Asia and the U.S. for students and educators from over 100 public and independent high schools.
Carey lived in China off and on from the early 1990s though 2006 working at Nanjing and Zhejiang Universities, as well as with environmental NGOs in Beijing and Yunnan Province with a focus on water and energy issues. She received her M.A. from Stanford University with a focus on modern China, and a B.A. from UC Berkeley. Carey was selected by the Asia Society as a U.S. delegate to join the Asia21 Global Leadership Forum and cohort.