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Christy Chin

Managing Partner, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation


Christy Remey Chin, HBS 98, Managing Partner, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation
Christy Chin, Managing Partner at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (DRK), is instrumental in finding, funding and supporting DRK entrepreneurs, as well as cultivating and engaging DRK’s network of donor partners.
Christy has devoted her career to advancing social entrepreneurship and championing high- impact philanthropy. She worked as a research associate at the Harvard Business School, supporting Greg Dees in his efforts that defined the field of social entrepreneurship. Christy later served for over four years as a Senior Program Officer at the Skoll Foundation, where she was an integral part of the ideation of the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship, a highly selective award that drives large-scale social change. Prior to joining DRK Foundation, Christy was the Deputy Director at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Philanthropy Workshop, a donor education program for high net worth individuals.
Christy currently serves on the boards of DRK portfolio organizations Accountability Counsel, Adventure Scientists, CareMessage, Education Opens Doors, New Story and Transcend. Christy also chairs the board of Benetech, serves on the National Venture Capital Association board and on the advisory board of Ashoka U.
Christy received her MBA from the Harvard Business School and holds a BA in History from Colgate University.