Evelyn Chen

Senior Vice President, Development

Pronouns: She/Her

Evelyn Chen joins Per Scholas as Senior Vice President, Development. In this role, Evelyn will be helping to build and support the fundraising team, systems, and culture to fuel Per Scholas’ national expansion. Evelyn has spent more than 15 years developing and implementing fundraising strategies for mission-driven organizations, spearheading donor engagement programs and building and leading teams. She has led development for Equality Now, Panthera, and New Yorkers for Parks, and held a variety of fundraising roles at The Nature Conservancy. She holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College. Evelyn lives in New York City with her husband and their dog.


Per Scholas is Closed for the Week

To recognize the hard work and commitment of our full Per Scholas team, we are providing an org-wide week off from July 4-8. This break is designed for all staff and learners to relax and recharge. If you have an urgent inquiry, please email [email protected]. While staff will be limited during this week, we will make every effort to respond as quickly as possible.