Carolyn Chou ’13

Executive Director at the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW)

Carolyn Chou is a queer, mixed race, Chinese American woman who is committed to working in Asian American communities and building grassroots power and solidarity with other communities of color. Carolyn currently serves as the Executive Director at the Asian American Resource Workshop (AARW), a pan-Asian member-driven organization in Boston that works for social change through arts, political education, and organizing, particularly focusing on building the leadership of Asian American young adults. Previously, Carolyn served as the Director of Programs of AARW and was a STRIDE Postgraduate Fellowship recipient. As an undergraduate at Harvard, Carolyn was deeply involved with PBHA, working with afterschool and summer programs for recent immigrant youth in Dorchester (BRYE) and serving as a student officer for three years. She graduated from Harvard College in 2013 with a degree in Sociology and Women, Gender, and Sexuality studies.