Betty Chen from Sparrows

Betty Chen

Chief of Staff at Sparrows

Palo Alto, CA, USA


Last updated March 21, 2021

One Sentence About Me  

"We didn't realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun”

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Who I Am  

A Little About Me

I majored in Economics and graduated from the University of California, Davis. While at UC Davis, I played on the Division 1 Women's Golf Team. After graduation, I worked as a Forensic Economist at The Udinsky Group in Berkeley, CA. Currently working as Chief of Staff and leading the Digital Marketing Team at Sparrows!


Interesting Factoid

I lived in China from 1st-3rd grade.


Languages

English
Mandarin

Countries Visited

Map View

China
Japan
South Korea
Thailand
France
Canada
Mexico
Hong Kong
Taiwan
Singapore
Macau
The Netherlands
United Kingdom

What I Do  


Professional Experience

Sparrows

Chief of Staff

Feb 2020 - Present
Our mission is to humanize the professional world.  We empower people and companies to create a digital presence with personality, depth and context.  Sparrows profiles complement the "what you've done" with "who you are" so people can get a 360-degree view of you.

Finches

Chief of Staff

Nov 2017 - Feb 2020
Finches is a global collective of founders and investors in early stage tech. As a part of our collective we incubate ideas, invest in startups, and advise startups and funds.
+1 more experience

Professional Organizations

Chief of Staff


Professional Expertise

Event Planning

Professional Interests

Ecommerce
Product Reserach
Marketing Strategies
Clean Beauty

What I Stand For  

Social Causes

Mental Health
Consumption & Waste


Volunteer Experience

Sacramento, CA

2013 - 2016
Volunteered regularly at Shriners Hospital for Children.

Favorites  

Hobbies

Baking
Traveling
Golfing
Taking long walks with my labradoodles
Home Organization
Floral Arrangements
Concerts
Foodie
Bowling
Paddleboarding
Skincare
Museums

Food & Drinks

Sushi
Fresh Juice
Acai Bowl
Dessert
Indian
Fruits
Impossible Burgers
Ethiopian
Chinese
Korean
Pho
Ramen
Dim Sum
Pasta
Fresh Bread
Crab Cakes
Lobster
Paella
Avocado
Matcha

Games

Mahjong
Wii- Mario Kart
Roulette
Bridge
Cards Against Humanity
Chinese Checkers
Backgammon
Monopoly

Music Genres, Groups & Artists

Jazz
Rock
Pop
Rap
EDM
Instrumental

The Killers
Queen
U2
Muse
Kendrick Lamar
Beyonce
Snow Patrol
ABBA
Airborne Toxic Event
The Doors
Johnny Cash
Broadway- WIcked
Journey

Sports, Teams, Athletes

Golf
Basketball
Football
Tennis
Gymnastics
Ping Pong

USA Gymnastics
Houston Rockets
Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Lakers

Tiger Woods
Tom Brady
Serena Williams
Roger Federer
Usain Bolt
Patrick Mahomes
Michael Phelps
Nathan Adrian
Yao Ming

Movies, TV Shows, Actors & Actresses

The Devil Wears Prada
Taken
Harry Potter
Us
Parasite
Knives Out
Black Panther
The Dark Knight
Ratatouille
The Parent Trap
Up
Bridesmaids
The Incredibles

Lost
Dead to Me
Criminal Minds
Black Mirror
Schitt's Creek
You
Cake Wars
Fixer Upper
Detective Conan
Sex and the City
Grey's Anatomy

Meryl Streep
Ryan Gosling
Leonardo DiCaprio
Morgan Freeman
Jennifer Lawrence
Kate Winslet
Viola Davis
Frances McDormand
Liam Neeson
Maya Rudolph
Kristen Wiig
Daniel Craig
Patrick Dempsey

Brands

All Saints
Target
Trader Joe's
Sephora
Supergoop
Tatcha
Le Labo
Whole Foods
Nordstrom
Apple
rag & bone
L'Occitane

Bucket List  

Live in another country


Start a non-profit

I want to start a non-profit that eliminates food waste. 

+1 more item on bucket list

Education  

School

Bachelor of Arts, Economics

2012 - 2016

Extracurricular Activities

Women's Golf Team