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Milken Scholar 2016
Scholar Profile

Xiu Chen

Software Engineering


Xiu graduated from Yale University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. On campus, she was involved with YHack and Code Haven, a program that provides basic computer science lessons to underrepresented students in New Haven. She has also worked as a course assistant for CPSC 100: Introduction to Computer Programming and CPSC 223: Data Structures and Programming Techniques. During the summer of 2018, she interned at Facebook in New York City, helping build products for the U.S. elections on the Civic Engagement Engineering team. During the summer of 2019, she returned to Facebook New York as a software engineering intern on an Instagram product infrastructure team. In the summer after her graduation, she volunteered as a lead mobile software engineer at Ameelio, a non-profit tech start-up that provides free prison communication services. In August 2020, she will be joining Facebook as a full-time software engineer in New York City.

High school:  School Without Walls Senior High School


College Year Degree
Yale College
New Haven, CT
2020 B.S. Computer Science