Board Trustee, Secretary
Emily Chen joined the MWS Board of Trustees in January 2020. She brings over a decade of financial and entrepreneurial experience and global perspectives to the Middle Way School. She was previously CEO of MediQuire, a health IT company that aligns healthcare stakeholders on improving patient care. Prior to that, she worked on strategy and partnerships at AbleTo, a tele-behavioral health company focused on patients with chronic conditions. Emily was also an impact investor at Lok Capital, a venture capital fund in India investing in social sectors including education and healthcare. She began her career as an investment banker at Goldman Sachs and worked on capital raises and mergers and acquisitions on behalf of the firm in Hong Kong, China and Australia. Emily received her MBA at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth and received her BA, magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College with a major in Economics and minor in Chinese.
As a student of Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche, Emily is passionate about bringing forth his vision for education and building an educational institution that shows its students how to act with wisdom and compassion. Emily lives in New York City, where she was born and raised.