• emma shen

  • INDUSTRY: PRODUCT DESIGN/MANAGEMENT

    HOME: SAN FRANCISCO, CA

    YEAR: 2024

    MAJOR: INFORMATION SCIENCE

    Minor: DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTAL ANALYSIS

     

    PROFESSIONAL

    Emma spent the past two summers as a product design intern at Silicon Valley startup, Instabase. Her work on enterprise software and document understanding interfaces and design systems has greatly influenced her perspective on the industry. Emma has collaborated with professionals across disciplines from software engineers to product managers and customers through her work. Moreover, Emma met Ben Horowitz at the a16z Summer Intern Conversation at their San Francisco office.

     

    CORNELL

    Emma is the co-founder and President of Cornell's first industry-facing design consulting organization, Design Consulting at Cornell (DCC) for which she is also a New Member Educator. In addition, she is a member of the Cornell Design and Tech Initiative (DTI) and Cornell University Sustainable Design (CUSD) project teams. Emma is also in a social sorority.

     

    PERSONAL

    Emma likes to spend her free time being spontaneous with friends and pursuing her creative passions including singing/songwriting, acoustic guitar, sketching and painting, and cooking. Emma recently released her first song on Spotify.