Chief Executive Officer
Yu Ming Charter School
Stacey Wang is the chief executive officer at Yu Ming Charter School, a non-profit, tuition-free network of K-8 Mandarin immersion public schools that is one the highest-performing schools overall in the state for every significant student population regardless of socioeconomic background, race and learning difference. Prior to Yu Ming, Stacey was the CEO of the San Francisco Education Fund, an accelerator for critically important efforts for SFUSD students and mobilized over $12M of resources during her tenure for SFUSD students, teachers, schools, and families. Formerly, she was a partner at Transcend Education dedicated to accelerating innovation in the core design of “school.” and she served as the advisor of the Superintendent and Director of Personalized Learning for Oakland Unified School District, where she collaborated with system and school leaders and the broader community to transform schools to personalized learning schools for 7,000 students. Prior to her work in education, Stacey worked at Monitor Deloitte in the strategy practice where she helped Fortune 100 companies and education nonprofits design strategies for large scale organizational change. As part of her work in innovation, she ran a team at the Center for the Edge developing pragmatic frameworks for systemic innovation. Stacey's interest in education sparked over a decade ago when she helped a San Francisco school in the Tenderloin develop a ten-year growth strategy. From there, Stacey joined the Board of Trustees for Leadership High School, a high-achieving public school and became an Education Pioneer, Broad, and Pahara fellow to deepen her capacity and understanding for building equitable school systems for youth. Stacey pursued an Master of Business Administration at Columbia Business School with a focus on social entrepreneurship and nonprofit management, and has an undergraduate degree from University California Berkeley, Haas School of Business. Most recently, Stacey completed the Broad Residency and received her master’s degree in education leadership. Stacey has served as a consultant for numerous education organizations such as Education Pioneers and the New York City Department of Education. She now resides in the Bay Area with her husband and daughter.