Originally from Hong Kong, Carmen had been working as a food and travel writer and editor for various lifestyle magazines there before coming to the U.S. She now writes for publications both in her hometown and in the U.S., covering topics from arts and culture to feminism and literature. You can find her writing in Vogue Hong Kong, Undomesticated, Canto Cutie, and City Magazine. She is a contributor to the anthology Hong Kong Noir (Akashic, December 2018) and a co-author of several business case studies, including Diunsa: An Entrepreneurial Family’s Digital Response to COVID-19 in the journal Entrpreneurship Education and Pedagogy.
Carmen is also active in promoting cultural exchange through the arts. She has been a member of the Governing Board of the Asian Pop-Up Cinema in Chicago since 2021.
Carmen received her MBA from Babson College and her BA in English from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She speaks and writes fluently in three languages: English, Cantonese, and Mandarin.