Professional Bio:

Jimmy Chen served as the Director of Partnerships for Libraries without Borders in the US, where he worked to create strategic coalitions among community organizations, foundations, local government, and private sector companies in support of the Ideas Box program. As an Associate at Schaffer&Combs, a strategy consultancy, he has also worked on engagements in WASH M&E, strategic planning, and start up launch. He was also a participant of the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) program where he taught English at Saikyo Junior and Senior High School in Kyoto, Japan.

New Sector Motivation:

Jimmy is inspired by the mission of helping to address one of the greatest needs in the social sector– the pipeline and development of young leaders within the space.