Sook-Yi Yong joined ACE in July 2013 as a senior program manager for ACE Leadership, where she organizes diverse and inclusive programs that support higher education leadership from mid-level administrators to senior leaders.

Prior to joining ACE, she worked at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities from 2007 to 2013 as an academic liaison in support of military education.

Yong was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and she holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration, majoring in economics, and a master of arts degree in history, both from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She recently earned a certificate in project management from Loyola University in Chicago.