Irene Bryant

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Irene Bryant, MA

  • Instructor, Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan
  • Curriculum Writer


Irene Bryant is the Instructor for the Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan course at the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE). 

Prior to joining SPICE, she worked as Assistant Director for Stanford’s US-Asia Technology Management Center (US-ATMC), as well as Program Administrator for the China Program at Stanford’s Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. She has experience working in human resources, venture capital, as well as in Montessori. She was also a Coordinator for International Relations in Sendai, Japan, on the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme.

Irene received a BA in East Asian Languages and Literatures from Smith College, as well as an MA in Japanese Studies from SOAS University of London. A San Francisco native, she has also lived in Taiwan, Japan, and the UK.