Wong is president and CEO of the Roosevelt Institute. She is responsible for overseeing all of the organization’s major program areas, which support its three-pronged mission of reanimating progressive thought, developing the next generation of progressive leaders, and preserving the legacy of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. She was previously Senior VP for Investment Services at the Democracy Alliance, where she led the development of a strategic investment portfolio composed of select leading progressive organizations. She pioneered the Alliance’s efforts to assess and increase the policy and political impact of its investments. She was also Vice President of Operations at Teachscape, a technology-enabled K-12 teacher professional development company. She received the American Political Science Association 2000 Dissertation Award in the category of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section for her dissertation titled The Good Fight: Race, Politics, and Contemporary Urban Education Reform. Previously, Wong completed a White House Fellowship, serving as Director of the Federal Support to Communities Initiative, an interagency task force that used information technology to bring federal information and assistance to children, families, and educators. She also held a political appointment in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy, where she worked on major education projects and the design and procurement of the multi-billion dollar Navy/Marine Corps Intranet. Wong has taught history and philosophy at the College Preparatory School in Oakland, California and has taught English to children in a Tibetan orphanage school.