Don Yu - Scholarship America
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Don Yu Chief Strategy & Product Officer

Don Yu joined Scholarship America in July 2022; as Chief Strategy and Product Officer, he is responsible for developing Scholarship America’s strategy, product roadmap, expanding current initiatives and leading the design and execution of new projects, all with the goal of increasing student success and reducing systemic disparities for underserved communities of students.

Prior to joining Scholarship America, Yu served as the Chief Operating Officer for former First Lady Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher initiative, and as the Vice President for Applied Policy & Advancement at Common App. He also served as an appointee to several positions in the Obama Administration, including chief transformation officer at the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Education and special advisor to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.