Aileen Shen

2020 Harold R. Mortenson Endowed Scholarship Fund Recipient


Biography: Aileen Shen is a third-year student majoring in Business Economics and minoring in Accounting. She was born and raised in the Bay Area. At UCLA, she has held leadership positions in Beta Alpha Psi and Net Impact. Despite being in a virtual environment, she has found ways to look for a silver lining; she treasures the time she is able to spend with her grandparents at home.

Future: This past summer, she had the opportunity to work as an FP&A Intern at Intel where she gained valuable experience working closely with the finance team. Upon graduation, Aileen will be pursuing a career in consulting in San Francisco. After a few years of work experience, she hopes to pursue an MBA.

What does this scholarship mean to me? I am incredibly grateful to be honored as the recipient of the Harold R. Mortenson Endowed Scholarship Fund award recipient for the 2020-2021 academic year. I realize the challenges of this year have been tremendous for so many of us, and I do not take this scholarship for granted. I’m extremely humbled by this recognition, and I thank the donors of the Harold R. Mortenson Endowed Scholarship Fund.