E11-S6 Tech for good: from Engineering, to Public Policy to Social Good with Nancy Chan

Summary & Key Takeways

The heart wants what the heart wants.  Even if you graduate from MIT as an electrical engineer. Nancy Chan found her way into the mission-driven field of social good.

In Episode 11 of Season 6, Nancy shares her interesting career trajectory. From working for a while in the tech world to ultimately discovering her passion for good and starting a super comprehensive a search for her graduate degree to graduating with a Master's in Public Policy from Georgetown University.

Post graduation, Chan applied her analytical skills with her passion and excelled in the worlds of nonprofits, philanthropy, ultimately working for tech companies for social good.

She currently works in Strategy and Evaluation at the Justice & Opportunity Initiative of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

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Key Links:

Master's in Public Policy

Arabella Advisors


Chan Zuckerberg Initiative


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