Women Inspiring Women: CG Chen

This month, we’ll be hearing from inspiring women in our network and sharing their stories. We’re passionate about supporting women, especially in their health and wellness journeys. Read on to get top tips for living, working, and playing optimally from women trailblazers.


Profile: CG Chen

Tell us about yourself.

Founder and CEO of Ample Labs, a tech nonprofit empowering those facing homelessness through technology.

What do you consider as your biggest achievement?

Building a company that can employ 15+ people (+ Feature on Forbes).

What advice would you give to your 18-year-old self?

Whatever you set your mind to, you can do.

How do you stay productive and be your best self at work?

Collaborate with my team, talk and listen to our customers & users. Internal Demos. Dreaming about how we can make our product better.

What’s your top mental health tip for when the going gets tough?

Recharge and take time OFF and AWAY from the business.

What are your top health hacks?

30-min ritual before work.

How do you ensure your personal and/or family’s financial wellness?

Putting aside savings for my family.

What’s your favorite fun activity?

Cooking! OR Starbucks with friends – socially distanced.

Who are your female role models and why?

Whitney Wolfe most recently. Others: Katrina Lake & Jennifer Hyman


This month, we’re sharing inspiring women’s stories. Who inspires you? Leave their name and social media link in the comments below!

Read more Women Inspiring Women profiles here.

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