Theresa Chen, a Taiwanese-American, was born and raised in New Jersey. She studied ballet for twelve years under Julliard teachers and New Jersey Ballet principal dancers. She is a junior in the School of Foreign Service studying International Economics with a Concentration of Finance and Commerce, a certificate in International Business Diplomacy and a minor in Chinese. She works as the Director of Innovo Solutions, the largest student consulting group and is passionate about finding innovative solutions to solve pressing social problems. Through her fellowship with the Beeck Center for Social Impact Innovation, she spent the summer conducting research at the Center for Civic Innovation in Atlanta, Georgia order to identify the essential financial and social impact criteria required to maintain a sustainable social investment fund.