Katy Chen

Katy Chen serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Goodwill Hawaii.  She has a Bachelors of Political Science, graduating cum laude with distinction, and a law degree from the University of Washington.  Starting as a corporate lawyer in Honolulu, she later worked in London as the Chief Executive of CIAC, a legal-aid and social welfare charity for ethnic minorities.  Upon returning to Honolulu, she then worked as the Executive Director of two other nonprofits.  Katy’s past community work included service as the chair of the City & County of Honolulu Ethics Commission and on the Board of local and national non-profits, including the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and the Hawaii Book and Music Festival.