Emily Yu

Field Catalysts

2021 - 2022

Focus Area:
Community HealthRacial Equity
Founder & CEO
Washington, District of Columbia

As Managing Director, Partnerships, at de Beaumont Foundation and Executive Director of The BUILD Health Challenge®, Emily Yu is committed to driving sustainable improvements in health. In these two roles, she is leading the charge to cultivate community collaborations that are working to give everyone a fair chance to be healthy. Specializing in strategy development and movement building for both the public and private sectors, Emily brings a unique perspective to the social sector. Emily’s passion for cross-sector and community-driven collaborations help her cultivate innovative, impact-driven, and sustainable models for social change. Emily earned her MBA at New York University’s Stern School of Business and her BS from Georgetown University.

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