Eileen Yu-Chen Lin is a Director of Partnership Development at KABOOM!, a national nonprofit that works to end playspace inequity by uniting with communities to build kid-designed playspaces. Before that, Eileen joined VoteAmerica to build alliances with the private sector in the 2020 General Election that resulted in historical voter turnout. Eileen also served as a Senior Corporate Engagement Advisor for Global Cities at The Nature Conservancy where she mobilized companies to support and implement nature-based solutions that build resilient cities. Previously, Eileen led strategic communications for United Way Worldwide where worked closely with multinational corporations to share the impact of their corporate responsibility initiatives in areas of education, income and health. Eileen started off her career in the public and the private sector before transitioning to her decade-long nonprofit career to focus on social impact. Eileen is passionate about social justice and believes we can all work together to make our society and planet better.
Eileen is originally from Taiwan and now lives with her family in Washington D.C. She studied Foreign Affairs and East Asian Studies at the University of Virginia, and has a master’s degree in Strategic Public Relations from George Washington University. Eileen is a foodie, dancer and a dog lover.