The Denise Louie Education Center

Leadership Team

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  • Susan Yang

    Executive Director

    (206) 973-1810 x.305

    Susan is tasked with leading the organization and meeting the mission of the organization during this exciting time in the early learning field. She brings over 15 years of experience working in the nonprofit sector in early childhood education and human services field. She has led efforts in policy, program, and research in her various roles and is excited to serve the children and families in the Denise Louie community.

    She has lived in Louisville, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco and Seoul. She graduated from the Seoul International School in Korea and holds a bachelor’s degree in international studies and sociology from Northwestern University and a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and cooking.

  • Half of Washington’s children enter kindergarten unprepared. Kids who start out behind their peers find it harder to catch up.

    Department of Early Learning, Overview of the WaKIDS Pilot, February 2011, accessed online March 1, 2013.