KaYing Yang will share her journey through a three-decade long career in public policy and community service for Southeast and Asian Americans on Friday, April 8, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. CST., in the Wisconsin Idea Room, Room #159, School of Education, 1000 Bascom Mall. Her talk will highlight the importance of data equity, its implications for policy and institutional leaders when making accurate and equitable decisions that best benefit impacted communities.
For more than two decades, KaYing has been a social justice advocate who has built and led community organizing, public policy engagement, and development efforts locally, nationally, and globally. She is a member of President Biden’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders; President of RedGreen Rivers; a board member of Women Winning; and a 2019 recipient of the Bush Foundation Fellowship.