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Emily Chen
Emily Chen is a strategist and writer focused on social impact, sustainability and philanthropy. She is a former Silicon Valley startup and technology attorney and nonprofit board advisor based in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Follow her on Twitter @msemilychen.

Entries by Emily Chen

5 Easy Ways to Reduce Clothing Waste and Save Money

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 3:40 PM

With a new season soon upon us and spring cleaning around the corner, I recently decided to survey my closet. I counted over 500 pieces of clothing in my closet and dresser combined, and that's not including my sock and underwear drawers, nor my collection of cold weather scarves. Considering...

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5 Easy Ways to Reduce Food Waste and Save Money

(2) Comments | Posted February 18, 2014 | 3:01 PM

If you grew up in the United States in the 1980s, chances are your parents probably repeated the same "there-are-starving-children-in-Africa" line to guilt you into finishing your dinner plate as mine did. While the televised images of hungry kids on a continent far away still resonate, the United Nations Food...

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Tradition, Bicultural Identity and Chinese New Year

(0) Comments | Posted January 29, 2014 | 7:30 AM


We may already be a few weeks into January, but I've just warmed up to the new year -- right in time to welcome Chinese New Year at the end of the month. In recent years, I started treating Chinese New...

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