Dr. Xin Cindy Shao

Founder and President of Asian American Chamber of Commerce

5. Cindy Shao

About the Speaker

Profession: Founder and President
Company: Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Xin Cindy Shao is the founder and president of Asian American Chamber of Commerce, an organization dedicated to improving the economic development for Asian Pacific American owned businesses in Metropolitan DC area. Cindy is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of working in the chamber industry supporting the Asian and minority business community.


Cindy currently serves as an Advisory Committee Member at Federal Communications Commission’s Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) and the chair for Chinese Culture Institute.


Cindy graduated from George Institute of Technology with Ph.D. degree in textile engineering in 2002 and was a Pos-Doc researcher at North Carolina State University. Cindy has been named one of the top 50 influential women of VA.


Cindy is passionate about community support and currently serves for several non profit organizations. She is dedicated to bridging the Asian Pacific community with main stream community, foster the economic development and promote Asian Culture and Values.