Founder and Executive Director
Chien-Chi HuangChien-Chi Huang is the founder of Asian Breast Cancer Project and is presently the Executive Director of Asian Women for Health. A skilled and passionate community advocate, Chien-Chi was the Asian Community Program Manager at the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling from 2006 to 2011 and she spearheaded several new health initiatives addressing the unique issues and challenges facing the Asian American community. These initiatives included Asian American Problem Gambling Outreach efforts, Asian American Women’s Mental Health Symposium, Asian American Mental Health Forum, and Immigrants and Refugees Mental Health Network.
A deft community organizer and trainer, Chien-Chi has provided capacity building, technical guidance and network enhancement to community-based organizations and providers serving Asian Americans in the Commonwealth. She has participated in several CBPR training and received grants from several organizations such as the Institute for Community Health Program Planning at Dana Farber, the Saffron Circle, the American Psychological Association, and the Massachusetts Susan G. Komen for the Cure. Both mainstream and Asian media outlets have featured Chien-Chi’s efforts and highlighted her dedication to reducing health disparities related to gambling addiction, mental health, and breast cancer. She also serves on the following committees: the National Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities for PCORI (Patient-Centered Outcome Research Institute), the National Advisory Council for Asian & Pacific Islander National Cancer Survivors Network, the Dana Farber Community Benefits External Advisory Committee, the Steering committee for the AIM for Equity Network, Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Community Advisory Committee, the Somerville Commission for Women, and participates fully in the Disparities & Health Equity Workgroup of Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer Prevention & Control Program.
Chien-Chi is the recipient for the Cheryl Kramer Passion Award in 2011, the Trail Blazer award in 2012 and the Janice McGrath Survivor of the Year Award in 2013. Under her leadership, Asian Women for Health is one of the 6 recipients for the Peter Lee Healthy Communities Awards in 2013, with 12 nominations from partners and funders.
Interim Board President
Lindee-Goh_145_2Lindee is a partner at Tapestry Networks, where she focuses on bridging the gaps between public and private healthcare organizations, and among scientific, commercial, and public policy areas with the goal of improving healthcare systems for all. Previously, she was a senior project leader at Boston Consulting Group working with senior executives in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries, provider, and payer spaces. Within biopharma, she worked throughout the value chain from research and development to commercial, across primary and specialty care. Her expertise is primarily in strategy and organizational effectiveness.
Lindee completed studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), doing post-graduate work as a Leukemia and Lymphoma Fellow working in neuroscience; a doctorate in biology as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Fellow at the Center for Cancer Research at MIT; and a BS (honors) in biology at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) as a member in Sigma Xi and Tau Beta Pi scientific and engineering honors societies.
Lisa M. Goldstein
Lisa M. Goldstein, CMA, is the Director of Finance and Administration at the Bostonian Society, which manages
the Old State House Museum on the Freedom Trail. Lisa is a career nonprofit finance professional with more
than 20 years’ experience in financial management, business administration, and operations. Her prior position was Finance Director at Centering Healthcare Institute. Lisa recently graduated from the Nonprofit Management and Leadership certificate program at Boston University. Lisa has volunteered for AWFH over the years, primarily through accounting and operations advice. Her personal mission is financial literacy for all nonprofit workers so they can better utilize the limited resources available to them. She has started a blog, The Power of Paperwork, to spread nonprofit finance education.
Linzy Liu is a seasoned professional working in the start-up ecosystem. She has over 10 years of experience managing across nonprofits and private sectors in the healthcare, insurance and technology industries. Her professional expertise involves sales, business development, marketing, professional services, project management, and customer success. Linzy has an extensive network in the Greater Boston area and enjoys discovering big ideas with motivated innovators.
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Cindy-2-1024x1024.jpgCindy Fang is a partner in CohnReznick’s Boston office and leads the Firm’s Tax Credit Investment Services (TCIS) Group. She had a broad range of experience serving investor, syndicator, developer and housing finance agency clients involved in tax credit transactions. Cindy is well-versed in all realms of major investment tax credits, including the low-income housing tax credit, historic, New Markets, and renewable energy tax credits. She is the event co-chairs for AWFH’s annual benefit fashion showCelebrASIANS and will assist with corporate outreach and donor cultivations.
Ellie Nguyen is an artist and community organizer in Boston. Through photography, videography, and podcasting, she uses her platform ‘3arly July’ to tell stories and advocate for positive media representation among people of color. From her own experiences with mental health, she aims to provide resources and programming that empowers others to practice self-love and promotes mind-body-spirit healing. She is involved with AWFH through the Achieving Whole Health program as a wellness coach.