About Kweilin

Kweilin has broad experience in supporting clients with designing and implementing global performance transformations—including redesigning operating models and increasing operational efficiency.

In addition to her client work, Kweilin leads McKinsey’s Closing the Global Gender Gap initiative to help improve the lives of women around the world.

Kweilin serves on the board of directors for College Possible, a not-for-profit organization that helps make college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support. She is also a board member of the YWCA Minneapolis.

Kweilin has been named one of Minnesota’s top ten corporate women by Twin Cities Business magazine and was named a 2015 Woman in Business by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. She and her family are passionate about Minnesota and its natural beauty.

Prior to rejoining McKinsey in 2005, Kweilin worked for 2 years at the Center for Women & Enterprise (CWE), a not-for-profit organization in Boston that helps women entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. While at CWE, she created a microloan program for low-income women.

While growing up, Kweilin spent a number of years living in China, Japan, Ecuador, and France, living with local families and learning the local languages.

Published work

Miles to go: Stepping up progress toward gender equality,” McKinsey Global Institute, September 2016

Realizing gender equality’s $12 trillion economic opportunity,” McKinsey Global Institute, May 2016

The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in India,” McKinsey Global Institute, November 2015

Education

Harvard University
MBA; BA, economics and political science