Prior to founding The Power of We, Bee was Director of Marketing & Growth at ENGIE, and Manager of Market Strategy at OpTerra where she brought scalable comprehensive energy and sustainability solutions to communities around the world. She also worked at Chevron Corporation in strategic planning, and led various consulting engagements focused on corporate social responsibility for private sector and non-profit clients, including Hershey’s, Wells Fargo, and Hewlett Packard.
In the community, Bee finds ways to prove that the triple bottom line exists. She led the creation of a social enterprise business model at The Bread Project - a Berkeley based workforce development organization - and has been an active supporter of the Women’s Initiative for Self-Employment - a neighborhood business school that builds the entrepreneurial capacity of women to achieve self-sufficiency. In addition, she’s spearheaded the professional development of hundreds of colleagues through her time as a Board Member and Director of Products and Programs at the Corporate Asian American Employee Network.
Bee’s thought leadership has been featured by Women in Cleantech & Sustainability, Verge Hawaii, Greenbiz, and UN Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, her innovative work has been recognized by the Institute of Local Government, SmartCities Connect, and the U.S. Department of Education.
She earned her Bachelor’s from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley (Go Bears!), and a Master’s in Sustainability and Environmental Management from Harvard University where her thesis research produced a model to optimize clean technology implementation for international development, specifically in rural areas and island communities.