Yan Chen, Senior Consultant
Yan has a master’s degree in Integral Psychology from California Institute of integral Studies in San Francisco, she was certified as SHRM-C Certified HR professional in New York. Yan was also trained in Public Leadership by Harvard Kennedy School, Somatic Leadership Coaching with Strozzi Institute, Growth Edge Coaching with Cultivating Leadership and Ecosystem Leadership with Presenting Institute in Berlin.
In 2016, Yan co-founded the Consious Bridge in New York to support the personal and team growth in both China and the US. Being an entrepreneur, Yan had learned a great deal about navigating the cultural and social complexity, building trust and resilience, embracing conflict and vulnerability, and working with the wisdom of body and emotions. In her entrepreneurial years, Yan deeply experienced the power of inner transformation work and the power of leading from the heart which later became the guiding principle of her work.
Yan joined Bill Duane Associates in 2022 as she moved back to San Francisco. She provides great value for companies who are looking for an expert to support their Asian American leaders or diverse teams. Yan holds great capacity and sensitivity in supporting leaders to navigate the complex situation, holding multiple perspectives, being adaptive and being courageous.
Yan also makes a great suit for individuals who are looking to unlock their inner potentials. She is acknowledged by her current clients mostly in technology companies for being an expert in bringing out passion and creativity. Yan is also an expert in supporting women who are originally from Asia and want to thrive in the US.