Cassindy Chao ('90)

Cassindy Chao ('90)

1. Please tell us a little about yourself!

  • From Palos Verdes in the Los Angeles area for high school 

  • Now I live in the Bay Area.  

  • Double major in Chinese studies and economics 

2. Why did you decide to become a Chinese studies major? How did it shape your experience at Wellesley?

So embarrassing-I started out in Chinese for the easy A. But it got too hard so I switched to Chinese Studies and had way too much fun. Loved history - political science - China and film special studies - Asian American history I find so interesting 

3. What are you doing now?

I worked in finance for 10 years, and tech for 10 years. Now I run operations for tech businesses, but secret side business is matchmaking for well-educated folks

4. How has your Wellesley experience and your major influenced your life/career after college?

  • Loved it - made so many friends 

  • Talked to them all the time 

  • I was busy doing matchmaking in college for the Asian association blind date semi formal our biggest moneymaker at Wellesley - did it during my Asian American history class… shhhh!