A former museum professional, she has also published articles in the museum journal Hand to Hand and in the Association of Youth Museum’s anthology, Collective Vision: Starting and Sustaining a Children’s Museum: A Comprehensive Guide for New and Existing Institutions.
Her prior work in diversity training is reflected by her presence as a contributing author in a chapter on women’s networks and mentoring in the book, The Glass Ceiling in the 21st Century: Understanding Barriers to Gender Equality, recently published by the American Psychological Association.
In her coaching practice, Ms. Chin coaches managers, executives and entrepreneurs on making the most of strategic business and life transitions, along with consulting on management practices. Trained at the Coaches Training Institute in life coaching and at the Center for Right Relationship in Organizational and Relationship Systems coaching, she is also a member of the International Coach Federation. She is exploring how to spread the word about positive psychology as the evidence base for coaching.
Ms. Chin believes in the power of communities, education and the arts to transform lives and maintains her commitment through service to all of her communities. She is a past vice-president of the New England Museum Association, past-chair of the Parent Network for Diversity at the Winsor School, Boston, past president of the MAPP Alumni Association at the University of Pennsylvania while remaining active in her local community as board member of both the Wheelock Family Theatre and Spontaneous Celebrations.
Ms Chin is happily married for over 30 years. As a parent, she became interested in how positive psychology can help families and her capstone research is titled Authentic Independence: A Positive Framework for Growing Roots and Wings, summarized in a poster presented at a conference.