Skip to Main Content

Mimi Y. Wan, Ph.D., PMP


Boston University, Doctorate, Anthropology

Boston University, Master of Arts, Anthropology

University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology


Project Management



Dr. Wan is a highly accomplished project management professional with an extensive background in portfolio, program and project management across a range of industries. She received her bachelor’s degree in social Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine, and went on to earn a doctorate from Boston University. Throughout her career, Dr. Wan has focused on the value stream of project delivery in healthcare technology, financial services and management consulting. Dr. Wan holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification. Dr. Wan has taught project management courses at the graduate level from project scheduling to Agile methodologies. She is also a dedicated mentor and teacher, advising and supporting her students in their educational and career journeys. 

Mimi Y. Wan, Ph.D., PMP

Director of Capabilities Portfolio, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, and Project Management Faculty

Wake Forest University

Project and Program Management, Project Management Office