Jo-Ann YooExecutive Director, Asian American FederationJo-Ann Yoo – Asian American Federation.jpeg Alt Text: Jo-Ann Yoo Image Credit: Asian American FederationJo-Ann Yoo’s leadership at the helm of the Asian American Federation, which works with dozens of nonprofits that represent and support the pan-Asian community, has cemented the AAF as one of the leading organizations advocating for business development and other rights for Asian Americans.
Margaret FungCo-founder and Executive Director, Asian American Legal Defense and Education FundMargaret Fung, who heads the Asian American civil rights group AALDEF, has used her legal expertise on behalf New York City’s Chinese American community.
Chan is part of the newly formed Asian American Police Executives Council geared toward increasing Asian American visibility and leadership in the department.
Anita Gundanna & Vanessa LeungCo-Executive Directors, Coalition for Asian American Children+FamiliesAs co-directors of the Coalition for Asian American Children+Families, or CACF, Anita Gundanna and Vanessa Leung bring insight to reforms around the city’s education system.
Yume KitaseiDirector of City Legislative Affairs, New York City Mayor’s OfficeYume Kitasei has worked at the New York City Mayor’s Office for about four years now serving in various posts.