Kimberly Chen is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her B.A. in Ethnic Studies and Gender & Women’s studies. Before joining CPEHN, she served as a Legislative Aide in the California State Assembly, where she worked on transportation, environmental, language access, and taxation issues. Kimberly also worked with the Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, advocating for improved social, emotional, and economic outcomes for Asian and Pacific Islander (API) boys and young men. She volunteers as a Youth Advisor to the Asian Pacific Youth Leadership Project, a conference dedicated to developing civic participation, leadership, and interest in public service for API high school students in California. Kimberly is an alumna of the Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship Program and is currently earning her Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.