THE TEAM

Bernice Ng   President   Bernice is the President for the NY chapter. She joined the organization in 2015 and was previously Plate by Plate Volunteer Coordinator and Director of Outreach. She was born and raised in NYC. Bernice is a Paralegal for the Pitta and Baione law firm focusing on representing victims of the 9/11 terror attacks under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. She enjoys taking photos, learning about topics for personal and professional development and volunteering. Being a part of PbP for a few years now, Bernice wants to contribute her knowledge and skills she has gained to help other members of PbP grow and take on leadership positions. She also wants to continue providing a helping hand to the Asian American community through PbP.

Bernice Ng
President

Bernice is the President for the NY chapter. She joined the organization in 2015 and was previously Plate by Plate Volunteer Coordinator and Director of Outreach. She was born and raised in NYC. Bernice is a Paralegal for the Pitta and Baione law firm focusing on representing victims of the 9/11 terror attacks under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. She enjoys taking photos, learning about topics for personal and professional development and volunteering. Being a part of PbP for a few years now, Bernice wants to contribute her knowledge and skills she has gained to help other members of PbP grow and take on leadership positions. She also wants to continue providing a helping hand to the Asian American community through PbP.

Amy Wong   Director of Fundraising   Amy is the Director of Fundraising for Project by Project NY (PbP-NY). She joined PbP to develop her leadership and networking skills, as well as empowering the Asian community. Outside of PbP, Amy is a full-time Corporate Accountant for a financial bank. To keep mentally sane, she likes to travel and hang out with her friends and family. She also likes to stay active by running, hiking, and working out. She grew up in Brooklyn and lived in Philadelphia for 13 years. She recently returned to New York City in 2017 and is excited to see how much NYC has changed (food-wise). She received her Bachelor’s in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and her Master’s in Accounting from Rutgers University. She is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.

Amy Wong
Director of Fundraising

Amy is the Director of Fundraising for Project by Project NY (PbP-NY). She joined PbP to develop her leadership and networking skills, as well as empowering the Asian community. Outside of PbP, Amy is a full-time Corporate Accountant for a financial bank. To keep mentally sane, she likes to travel and hang out with her friends and family. She also likes to stay active by running, hiking, and working out. She grew up in Brooklyn and lived in Philadelphia for 13 years. She recently returned to New York City in 2017 and is excited to see how much NYC has changed (food-wise). She received her Bachelor’s in Accounting from Pennsylvania State University and her Master’s in Accounting from Rutgers University. She is also a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the State of Pennsylvania.

Jenny Fu   Director of Events   Jenny is the 2019 Events Director for PbP New York. She joined PbP because she loves food(!!!), misses event planning, and wants to develop her leadership skills as well as help others develop their skills. She firmly believes in changing the perception and unconscious bias towards Asian & Asian Americans, especially Asian women, at the workplace. Her daytime job is being a consultant in the financial services sector at EY (Ernst & Young). Outside of work, she is an avid world traveler, having been to 20+ countries and 15+ UNESCO World Heritage sites. During the summertime, she enjoys water sports such as paddle boarding, kayaking, and jetskiing. As a native New Yorker, she was raised in a multicultural household/neighborhood and was exposed to cultural diversity at a young age. She firmly believes that diversity and inclusion and being culturally aware will help build a better global community.

Jenny Fu
Director of Events

Jenny is the 2019 Events Director for PbP New York. She joined PbP because she loves food(!!!), misses event planning, and wants to develop her leadership skills as well as help others develop their skills. She firmly believes in changing the perception and unconscious bias towards Asian & Asian Americans, especially Asian women, at the workplace. Her daytime job is being a consultant in the financial services sector at EY (Ernst & Young). Outside of work, she is an avid world traveler, having been to 20+ countries and 15+ UNESCO World Heritage sites. During the summertime, she enjoys water sports such as paddle boarding, kayaking, and jetskiing. As a native New Yorker, she was raised in a multicultural household/neighborhood and was exposed to cultural diversity at a young age. She firmly believes that diversity and inclusion and being culturally aware will help build a better global community.

Lisa Li   Director of Volunteer Management   First introduced to Project by Project while volunteering with her co-ed business fraternity, Lisa developed a passion for mentoring others and supporting the Asian American community. Currently serving as the Director of Volunteer Management for Project by Project NY, Lisa is responsible for recruiting volunteers, planning team development events, and maintaining contact with PbP’s alumni network. Lisa is a Finance, Risk, and Audit professional with experience at Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, and Bank of America. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Accountancy and a Master of Science in Taxation from Baruch College. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Lisa has been to over 25 countries and loves learning about culture, history, and cuisine. On her spare time, she enjoys omakase, and stays active with biking, pilates and boxing.

Lisa Li
Director of Volunteer Management

First introduced to Project by Project while volunteering with her co-ed business fraternity, Lisa developed a passion for mentoring others and supporting the Asian American community. Currently serving as the Director of Volunteer Management for Project by Project NY, Lisa is responsible for recruiting volunteers, planning team development events, and maintaining contact with PbP’s alumni network. Lisa is a Finance, Risk, and Audit professional with experience at Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, and Bank of America. She holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration in Accountancy and a Master of Science in Taxation from Baruch College. She is also a Certified Public Accountant. Lisa has been to over 25 countries and loves learning about culture, history, and cuisine. On her spare time, she enjoys omakase, and stays active with biking, pilates and boxing.

Edward Chow   Director of Outreach   Ed is currently the Director of Outreach at PbP New York. He oversees the relationship between PbP with current/past partners. He also organizes informative events with the current partner to educate others about the annual campaign theme in the Asian American community. Ed joined PbP during the summer of 2018 because it provided him a good opportunity for volunteerism and self-development. He was involved in many Asian interest clubs and organizations at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications Engineering. Outside of PbP, Ed works as an RF Engineer for an IT managed services provider. During his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, playing billiards, eating, watching sports, staying fit, and spending time with friends.

Edward Chow
Director of Outreach

Ed is currently the Director of Outreach at PbP New York. He oversees the relationship between PbP with current/past partners. He also organizes informative events with the current partner to educate others about the annual campaign theme in the Asian American community. Ed joined PbP during the summer of 2018 because it provided him a good opportunity for volunteerism and self-development. He was involved in many Asian interest clubs and organizations at the Rochester Institute of Technology, where he earned his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications Engineering. Outside of PbP, Ed works as an RF Engineer for an IT managed services provider. During his free time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, playing billiards, eating, watching sports, staying fit, and spending time with friends.

Amanda Hsiung   Director of Marketing   Amanda Hsiung is the Director of Marketing. With a B.S in Graphic Design from Queens College, she started her career working for a clothing company. After a year and a half of Graphic Design, she decided to move on from her career as a designer. She currently works for Gramercy Surgery Center as a Medical Biller. Her involvement with PbP gave her the confidence to challenge herself. She joined PbP to network and to make a difference in the Asian community. She was intrigued by the idea of having a different theme and partnering up with a different organization each year.

Amanda Hsiung
Director of Marketing

Amanda Hsiung is the Director of Marketing. With a B.S in Graphic Design from Queens College, she started her career working for a clothing company. After a year and a half of Graphic Design, she decided to move on from her career as a designer. She currently works for Gramercy Surgery Center as a Medical Biller. Her involvement with PbP gave her the confidence to challenge herself. She joined PbP to network and to make a difference in the Asian community. She was intrigued by the idea of having a different theme and partnering up with a different organization each year.

Alex Fung   Director of Operations   Alex works on making sure that operations run smoothly in the New York chapter at Project By Project. He brings his desire for helping the less fortunate, and strives to ensure that the chapter is best suited to do exactly that. Alex was raised in Toronto, but moved to New York shortly after graduating from the University of Waterloo in 2017. Outside of Project By Project, he currently works at Snapchat as a Software Engineer. In any remaining free time, he enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, attending Broadway shows, and singing when no one is around to listen. Alex could not be more thrilled to work with the team to grow their footprint in New York while continuing to address local issues.

Alex Fung
Director of Operations

Alex works on making sure that operations run smoothly in the New York chapter at Project By Project. He brings his desire for helping the less fortunate, and strives to ensure that the chapter is best suited to do exactly that. Alex was raised in Toronto, but moved to New York shortly after graduating from the University of Waterloo in 2017. Outside of Project By Project, he currently works at Snapchat as a Software Engineer. In any remaining free time, he enjoys playing ultimate frisbee, attending Broadway shows, and singing when no one is around to listen. Alex could not be more thrilled to work with the team to grow their footprint in New York while continuing to address local issues.

Jake Chen   Silent Auction Manager   Jake is the Silent Auction Manager of Project by Project looking to make a difference in his local community. His primary responsibilities include: developing corporate sponsorship and ensuring a successful silent auction. Jake is a Maryland native and received his B.S. in Economics and Information Systems from the University of Maryland: College Park. In his free time, he is a Digital Business Integration Manager at Accenture and enjoys being in the great outdoors. His hobbies include: backpacking, basketball, hiking and fishing.

Jake Chen
Silent Auction Manager

Jake is the Silent Auction Manager of Project by Project looking to make a difference in his local community. His primary responsibilities include: developing corporate sponsorship and ensuring a successful silent auction. Jake is a Maryland native and received his B.S. in Economics and Information Systems from the University of Maryland: College Park. In his free time, he is a Digital Business Integration Manager at Accenture and enjoys being in the great outdoors. His hobbies include: backpacking, basketball, hiking and fishing.

Eric Chew   Partner Outreach and Restaurant Relations   Eric oversees vendor outreach efforts for our annual tasting benefit, Plate by Plate. He moved to New York after graduating from Stanford University to work at Snapchat as a Software Engineer, but has since been heavily involved with the local community. Having spent time serving at soup kitchens throughout the city and mentoring underrepresented students within his neighborhood, he now brings his passion for helping the community to Project by Project where he hopes to tackle issues affecting the APIA demographic. Originally from Boston, Eric spends his free time going on runs, playing soccer, and eating (a lot).

Eric Chew
Partner Outreach and Restaurant Relations

Eric oversees vendor outreach efforts for our annual tasting benefit, Plate by Plate. He moved to New York after graduating from Stanford University to work at Snapchat as a Software Engineer, but has since been heavily involved with the local community. Having spent time serving at soup kitchens throughout the city and mentoring underrepresented students within his neighborhood, he now brings his passion for helping the community to Project by Project where he hopes to tackle issues affecting the APIA demographic. Originally from Boston, Eric spends his free time going on runs, playing soccer, and eating (a lot).

Jamie Yang   Guest Experience   Jamie primarily oversees Guest Experience within the Events team by handling event logistics and overall VIP & non-VIP experiences. Having been an active member in the Asian community since her childhood, Jamie joined PbP to: 1) make a positive impact in her community, 2) meet young professionals of Asian descent in New York City and, 3) better understand the nonprofit space through strategizing and volunteering. Prior to PbP in NYC, Jamie was in San Francisco working for BlackRock and volunteering at College Track. A native Bostonian, she moved back east to New York in 2019 to start at Goldman Sachs' macroeconomic research team. In her free time, Jamie eats (follow her food Instagram: @untrainedfoodcritic) and takes drop-in dance classes. She is thrilled to be a part of PbP-NY's Steering Committee this year.

Jamie Yang
Guest Experience

Jamie primarily oversees Guest Experience within the Events team by handling event logistics and overall VIP & non-VIP experiences. Having been an active member in the Asian community since her childhood, Jamie joined PbP to: 1) make a positive impact in her community, 2) meet young professionals of Asian descent in New York City and, 3) better understand the nonprofit space through strategizing and volunteering. Prior to PbP in NYC, Jamie was in San Francisco working for BlackRock and volunteering at College Track. A native Bostonian, she moved back east to New York in 2019 to start at Goldman Sachs' macroeconomic research team. In her free time, Jamie eats (follow her food Instagram: @untrainedfoodcritic) and takes drop-in dance classes. She is thrilled to be a part of PbP-NY's Steering Committee this year.

Nancy Ma   Event Production Manager and Logistics   Nancy is a member of the Events team for Project by Project, working on logistics and program management. After graduating with an undergraduate degree in Economics from New York University, she began working as a paid media manager, advertising for brands and companies on different social platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. In college, she was a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity that furthered her interest in giving back to the community, and this led her to join Project by Project in 2019. She is looking to meet like-minded people who want to do good for the community as well as further Asian-American interests in New York and around the country.

Nancy Ma
Event Production Manager and Logistics

Nancy is a member of the Events team for Project by Project, working on logistics and program management. After graduating with an undergraduate degree in Economics from New York University, she began working as a paid media manager, advertising for brands and companies on different social platforms such as Facebook and Instagram. In college, she was a member of Alpha Phi Omega, a community service fraternity that furthered her interest in giving back to the community, and this led her to join Project by Project in 2019. She is looking to meet like-minded people who want to do good for the community as well as further Asian-American interests in New York and around the country.

Tyler Yee   Marketing   Tyler is a Marketing Team member in the New York chapter of Project by Project. He joined PbP to give back to the local communities of New York, as well as help address the issues facing Asian-Americans today. He graduated with a materials engineering degree from Stony Brook University and currently works at JRM Construction Management, a Manhattan-based firm that manages interior construction projects for clients such as Facebook and Porsche. During his free time, he likes to try new foods/wines, play sports, and race his car in Autocross events throughout the Northeast area. He grew up in the Long Island town of Westbury and currently calls East Village his home.

Tyler Yee
Marketing

Tyler is a Marketing Team member in the New York chapter of Project by Project. He joined PbP to give back to the local communities of New York, as well as help address the issues facing Asian-Americans today. He graduated with a materials engineering degree from Stony Brook University and currently works at JRM Construction Management, a Manhattan-based firm that manages interior construction projects for clients such as Facebook and Porsche. During his free time, he likes to try new foods/wines, play sports, and race his car in Autocross events throughout the Northeast area. He grew up in the Long Island town of Westbury and currently calls East Village his home.

Dee Lin   Alumni Relations Manager   Dee joined PbP in 2019 and is the Alumni Relations Manager. Prior to joining PbP, she volunteered with other non-profit organizations and was the Co-Chair of Bank of America’s Asian Diversity Network for New York. Dee currently works in the Valuations Team at Waterfall Asset Management focusing on loan investments across different sectors. Previously, she was Vice President at Bank of America focusing on valuations for Mortgage-backed Securities. Dee is a strong believer in giving back to the society and making a positive impact in her community.

Dee Lin
Alumni Relations Manager

Dee joined PbP in 2019 and is the Alumni Relations Manager. Prior to joining PbP, she volunteered with other non-profit organizations and was the Co-Chair of Bank of America’s Asian Diversity Network for New York. Dee currently works in the Valuations Team at Waterfall Asset Management focusing on loan investments across different sectors. Previously, she was Vice President at Bank of America focusing on valuations for Mortgage-backed Securities. Dee is a strong believer in giving back to the society and making a positive impact in her community.

Eric Li   Team and Leadership Development Manager   Eric joined Project by Project in 2019 and is part of the Team & Leadership Development committee. He decided to join PbP because he wanted to take a hands-on approach to improve his local community while meeting new and interesting people. He believes that improving the lives around him, no matter how small, is a form of self-improvement as well. Eric graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a major in Economics and Statistics and a minor in Business Administration. He currently lives in Manhattan and has spent the past 2 years at Natixis within their corporate and investment banking division. In his free time, Eric enjoys catching up with friends, catching up on sleep, exploring new desserts and spending time in the sun.

Eric Li
Team and Leadership Development Manager

Eric joined Project by Project in 2019 and is part of the Team & Leadership Development committee. He decided to join PbP because he wanted to take a hands-on approach to improve his local community while meeting new and interesting people. He believes that improving the lives around him, no matter how small, is a form of self-improvement as well. Eric graduated from Carnegie Mellon with a major in Economics and Statistics and a minor in Business Administration. He currently lives in Manhattan and has spent the past 2 years at Natixis within their corporate and investment banking division. In his free time, Eric enjoys catching up with friends, catching up on sleep, exploring new desserts and spending time in the sun.

Vicki Liu   Marketing   Vicki Liu is on the marketing team at PbP and currently helps manage social media accounts and branding. She was convinced to join PbP because it combines her two passions of meeting new people and being woke. She is currently a software engineer at Bloomberg L.P in New York City where she moved after completing her undergraduate degree in Computer Science Engineering. Her interests include reading, drawing and taking random classes in the city.

Vicki Liu
Marketing

Vicki Liu is on the marketing team at PbP and currently helps manage social media accounts and branding. She was convinced to join PbP because it combines her two passions of meeting new people and being woke. She is currently a software engineer at Bloomberg L.P in New York City where she moved after completing her undergraduate degree in Computer Science Engineering. Her interests include reading, drawing and taking random classes in the city.

Tiffany Lin   Advisor   Tiffany is a former president of the NY Project by Project chapter, and is continuing to serve the chapter in an advisory role. Tiffany is a financial services consultant by day and is passionate about serving the Asian American community outside of her day job.

Tiffany Lin
Advisor

Tiffany is a former president of the NY Project by Project chapter, and is continuing to serve the chapter in an advisory role. Tiffany is a financial services consultant by day and is passionate about serving the Asian American community outside of her day job.