Early Care and Education Program Officer @ Washington Area Women's Foundation
Early Care and Education Consultant @ DC State Board of Education
Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Communication, cum laude @
Seattle Pacific University
HyeSook Chung is the executive director of DC Action for Children, a, child advocacy organization working to brings high impact outcomes by analyzing and visualizing data in service to DC children. HyeSook was most recently the program officer at the Washington Area Women’s Foundation and active in the child advocacy movement, bringing technical experience from her past
HyeSook Chung is the executive director of DC Action for Children, a, child advocacy organization working to brings high impact outcomes by analyzing and visualizing data in service to DC children. HyeSook was most recently the program officer at the Washington Area Women’s Foundation and active in the child advocacy movement, bringing technical experience from her past work with groups like National Association of Counties, DC State Board of Education, Head Start Quality Improvement Center and Early Head Start Resource Centers.
HyeSook serves on numerous advisory boards focused on social change and outcomes for children, including the Annie E. Casey’s KIDS COUNT national steering committee, DC Medical Care Advisory Committee, the DC’s Home Visitation Council and DataKind. HyeSook was named Dynamic Women of Greater Washington by DC Magazine's innovative Tech 2.0 November 2012 issue featuring the people in the Greater DC area moving the region into the second digital act as well as some of the region’s most dynamic female business leaders. She was awarded Washington Area Toyota Dealer’s Tribute to Working Women Award in 2013 and part of Leadership Greater Washington’s 2012 class.
In addition to having expertise on issues that affect children, Ms. Chung is a data and technology enthusiast whose innovative vision for data work has been featured in conferences and publications, such as the Strata Data Conference, IMB Insight Data Conference, NationSwell, the Guardian, The Washington Post, the list of Rockefeller Foundation’s Top 100 Innovative NGO’s and The Classy Awards.
She holds a M.S.W. from Boston University with a particular focus on non-profit management. She is a proud mother of two DCPS students.
Executive Director @ From October 2009 to Present (6 years 3 months) Early Care and Education Program Officer @ Managed the Early Care and Education Funders Collaborative. From September 2008 to October 2009 (1 year 2 months) Early Care and Education Consultant @ Conducted a comprehensive needs assessment of the District of Columbia's birth to three programs to evaluate capacity and quality of services. From August 2008 to October 2008 (3 months) Early Care and Education Consultant @ Developed and implemented goals, objectives and grantmaking structure for the new funding initiative, the Early Care and Education Collaborative Funders Collaborative. From October 2007 to September 2008 (1 year) Senior Program Associate @ From August 2002 to October 2004 (2 years 3 months) Infant Toddler Specialist @ From October 1999 to August 2002 (2 years 11 months) Senior Program Associate @ From June 2000 to June 2002 (2 years 1 month) Infant Toddler Specialist @ Developed and conducted training and consultation services for Early Head Start programs in New England. Provided consultation on variety of topics, including organizational development, leadership, professional development, supervision, staff motivation, recruitment and retention of staff. From September 1999 to June 2000 (10 months)
MSW, Non-profit Management @ Boston University From 1995 to 1997 Bachelor of Arts, Sociology and Communication, cum laude @ Seattle Pacific University From 1989 to 1993 HyeSook Chung is skilled in: Non-profits, Organizational Development, Project Management, Training, Technical Assistance, Healthcare, Program Development, Nonprofits, Community Outreach, Fundraising, Philanthropy, Staff Development, Policy, Program Management, Grants