Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship Recipient
Biography: Kristen Chan is a third year Business Economics major with a minor in Accounting and Digital Humanities. Growing up in the Bay Area, Kristen has always been passionate about startup culture. At UCLA, she is involved in both the consulting and accounting community, serving as the External Vice President of the Bruin Group Consulting and the Director of Student Affairs of the Student Accounting Society. She also joined Alpha Kappa Psi, a business fraternity to get more exposure to different careers in business. Outside of school, Kristen danced on multiple Foundation dance teams and was an event planner for the Association of Chinese Americans, the largest cultural organization on campus dedicated to spreading Chinese culture on campus. In her free time, Kristen enjoys going on food adventures, finding new viewpoints, and doing puzzles.
Future Plans: This upcoming summer, Kristen will be interning at Accenture as a Consulting Development Intern. After graduation, she plans on working full-time for a couple years before pursuing an MBA.
What does this scholarship mean to me? I am so grateful to be the recipient of the Patricia and Harry L. Bruce Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship affirms all the hard work I have put into school, clubs, and internships during my time at UCLA so far. Thank you again to the Bruce Family as well as the Economics Department for supporting me towards my academic and career goals.