Born in China, Jean Guo grew up in the United States. As a child, she noticed the barriers that people with an immigrant background faced, especially when they did not speak the language of the host country and deplored the poor possibilities of building a professional network.
In 2015, when she moved to France after obtaining the Fullbright grant, Jean Guo studied the economic and health difficulties of marginalized populations as a researcher at Paris School of Economics. She very quickly wondered how she could immediately help these people. In 2016, she co-founded Konexio with the aim of making digital accessible to all. The structure thus offers training in digital skills – from the most basic to the most advanced – to promote socio-professional integration.