Nora Wu currently serves as a trustee member for the University of San Francisco, she chairs for the advisory board of USF Center for Business Studies and Innovation in Asia Pacific “CBSI”; she is also on the advisory board for the USF Women Leadership and Philanthropy program. Nora serves as an independent director for JD Logistics, Meditrina, and Invincikids, a Silicon Valley nonprofit organization that focuses on the use of immersive technologies for pain management in children. Nora additionally serves as a senior advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers Hong Kong and China firm.
Prior to her retirement in 2016, Nora was the former Vice Chairwoman and Global Human Capital Leader for PricewaterhouseCoopers International Ltd. As the first woman from Asia to hold this global leadership role in the company’s 165-year history, Nora was responsible for driving and leading the human capital vision and strategy for the firm’s global network of 230,00 people in 157 countries.
Nora is a strong advocate for women’s leadership and issues of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, serving on the PwC Global Diversity Leadership Committee. She initiated the annual PwC Women in Business Leadership Roundtable in Shanghai, and was a member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai’s Women’s Executive Network. In 2016, she was named onto the Financial Times UPstanding Leader’s List of the Top 100 Ethnic-Minority Executives in the U.S. and U.K.
Nora graduated from the University of San Francisco with an accounting degree in 1988. In 2018, she completed a Fellow program at the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute.