Dia Yang

About Dia
Dia Yang is a passionate education activist. She has her Bachelors in Social Studies Education and her Masters in Higher Education Administration both from St. Cloud State University, Minnesota. She has had experience teaching within the Minneapolis Public School District, and coordinating retention efforts for underrepresented and underserved students, and is committed in creating equitable opportunities for historically marginalized groups.

Dia is an active campaign organizer within AIM: Building Our Future and is a Co-Champion of the education workgroup within Coalition of Asian American Leaders. She recently was awarded WSU Knowledge, Empowerment, Advocacy, and Pluralism Community Award for creating the Understanding Inclusion and Diversity Certificate co-curricular certificate program at Winona State University. Currently she serves as the Education Program Director within Student Inclusion and Diversity Services at University of St. Thomas, St. Paul.