Ellie Chen is an M.F.A. graphic design student at the Academy of Art University, where she hones her skills in creating compelling stories and delivering strong ideas. She is currently working on her graduate thesis on the topic of advancing diversity and representation in advertising.
Prior to her study at AAU, Ellie obtained a Master’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University, concentrating on brand strategy and content marketing. With both academic and professional backgrounds in marketing, she excels at connecting design strategies with consumer insights to build strong brands.
Beyond her professional aspiration, she is a bibliophile in the fairy-tale world and a classical music player of the cello and the piano.