Yen Chen, Senior Consultant
Yen has a master’s degree in Integral Psychology from California Institute of integral Studies in San Francisco, and was certified as SHRM-C Certified HR professional in New York. Yen was also trained in Public Leadership by Harvard Kennedy School, Somatic Leadership Coaching with the Strozzi Institute, Growth Edge Coaching with Cultivating Leadership and Ecosystem Leadership with Presenting Institute in Berlin.
In 2016, Yen founded the Conscious Bridge in New York to support the personal and team growth in both China and the US. Being an entrepreneur, Yen 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 the body and emotions. In her entrepreneurial years, Yen 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.
Yen joined Bill Duane Associates in 2022 when 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. Yen holds great capacity and sensitivity in supporting leaders to navigate complex situations, holding multiple perspectives, being adaptive and being courageous.
Yen also makes a great fit 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. Yen is also an expert in supporting women who are originally from Asia and want to thrive in the US.