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Winny Chen

Associate Director, Governance

Winny Chen is the Associate Director for the Governance program at Democracy Fund, an independent foundation working to ensure that our political system is able to withstand new challenges and deliver on its promise to the American people. She helps guide the development of program strategies and works with the Governance program team to refine, develop, and assess the progress of programs and grantmaking.

Winny brings extensive experience in management consulting, advocacy, and public policy. Prior to Democracy Fund, she was a Manager at Monitor Deloitte, where she advised federal agencies and social sector organizations on enterprise strategy, strategic planning, performance measurement, and communications. She also served as a Senior Associate in the Crimes Against Humanity Program at Human Rights First and as a Policy Analyst on the National Security team at the Center for American Progress.

Winny earned a Bachelor of Arts from Georgetown University and holds a Master’s degree in Security Studies from Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service.

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