Yiatin Chu is an advocate for school choice and educational reform. She is based in New York City and is the president of the Asian Wave Community Alliance and former co-president of Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education (PLACE). Her work with PLACE focuses on expanding school choice and gifted programs in the New York Public Schools System. As President of the Asian Wave Alliance, Yiatin also advocates for improving quality of life for the Asian-American community in New York City. She works to make the city safer for residents, advocates for greater educational opportunities for immigrants, fair policies for small businesses and homeowners, and to provide support and services such as language classes for the elderly.
“As immigrants, my parents believed that America would be good to us. I hold that optimism when advocating for equal opportunities in education. Ready to pay it forward.”