Dr. Yuhsien Wu

Dr. Yuhsien Wu


Dr. Wu is an expert in student development and mentors students globally, including students from Harvard University.  She serves as a keynote and panel speaker at various conferences to discuss topics such as, global competence, international education, and race relations in America. She also works closely with a team of Harvard Medical School professionals to promote mental wellness for international as well as Asian-American students.


With a Ph.D. in business management from University of Missouri specializing in interpersonal communication and a master's degree from Harvard Graduate School of Education, Dr. Wu brings high quality educational programs to students in the Washington DC metropolitan area and beyond.

As a senior manager at a New York Stock Exchange education company, Dr. Wu has an in-depth understanding about the American secondary education system. As a business professor, she has an intimate knowledge about the American higher education system. Because of her first-hand experiences teaching at the college level and managing people in an organization, she understands what students need to succeed. Therefore, she co-founded the US-China Education and Culture Center in 2010 to not only help students succeed academically, but also to think deeply and thoughtfully. She also co-founded Veritas Education Leaders, a non-profit organization, in 2015 to close the achievement gap.


She is the heart and soul of both organizations and works hard to help her students acquire skills that will lead to a successful future.    

Her recent activities include:

  • 2018 Next Generation Leader, Committee of 100 

  • Chair, Harvard Asian American Alumni Alliance - DC Chapter

  • Harvard University Alumni Admissions Ambassador

  • Advisory Board, Fairfax County Public School Career & Technical Education Committee

  • Former Affiliated faculty/Volunteer, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness.  MGH is the original and largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School

  • Keynote speaker, "Your Story, Your Value and Your Winning Essay,” 2015, 2016, 2017 McDonald’s Education Workshop in Washington DC

  • Keynote speaker for the 2015 China Thinks Big Conference, Harvard College Association for U.S.-China Relations

  • Judge for the 2015 China Thinks Big Conference - Business Pitch Competition

  • Panelist, Race Relations in the U.S. after Ferguson, 2015 Public Affairs Conference 

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