Amy Wu is a veteran journalist with significant international reporting and teaching experience, having worked at Time magazine, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, for the USA Today Network; and has written for The New York Times, HuffPost and Wall Street Journal. She spent six years working in Hong Kong, widely reporting within the Asia-Pacific region including Shanghai and Singapore. She earned her master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University, and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.
From Farms to Incubators is a content-based startup that uses digital storytelling including video, documentary, photography and articles, to spotlight women entrepreneurs and innovators dedicated to agtech.
From Farms to Incubators includes an award-winning documentary that has been screened at SXSW, the Forbes AgTech Summit, Western Growers, Steinbeck Festival, Carmel International Film Festival, the EcoFarm Conference, the Salinas Valley AgTech Summit. The film also a semi-finalist at the 2019 Women's Voices Now Online Film Festival.
The documentary has served as a platform for events, conferences and forums on women and ag, agtech and tech that have drawn standing-room only audiences. The content to date has been featured in USA Today and The New Food Economy, and earned grants from the International Center for Journalists and the International Women’s Media Foundation.
The startup is building out an online and interactive portal that will profile female innovators and investors in the agtech sector, and offer an interactive community where innovators, investors, technologists and growers can exchange knowledge, connect and potentially collaborate. From Farms to Incubators has beena resident of the Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology since 2018.