10-Second Bio: Tony Yang, vice-chair, APISA
Program Policy Analyst Tony Yang is vice-chair of the Asian Pacific Islander Staff Association (APISA) and an enthusiastic woodworker. Learn what inspires Tony at work, at home and within APISA.
- Name: Tony Yang, M.P.A., Ph.D.
- Title: Program Policy Analyst
- Department/Unit: UC Student Health and Counseling, UC Health
- Location: Oakland Franklin Building
- When you started working at UCOP: March 2016
- What you do at UCOP in 5 words or less: Ambulatory health care administration with students
- The best part about working for OP: The people I get to work with and interact with on a daily basis.
- Something your colleagues don’t know about you: I’m a woodworker!
- One weird fact about the town you grew up in: There’s a Giant Libby’s fruit cocktail water tower.
- If you could have any job in the world (besides the one you have now), it would be… History professor — it’s what my doctorate is in
- Employee resource group you lead/colead: Asian Pacific Islander Staff Association
- How long you’ve been a member: 3 years
- Your favorite part about belonging to this ERG: How active our community is and having willing people to support us. Our staff have been great at supporting one another.
- Why you hope other colleagues will consider joining your ERG: We’re a great supportive community that spends a lot of time with each other. We hope to offer you community and opportunities for professional development!
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