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Felicia Wong

President and CEO

Roosevelt Institute

Felicia Wong is the President and CEO of the Roosevelt Institute, which seeks to re-imagine the social and economic policies of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt for the 21st century. She has helped lead the Roosevelt Institute's work on a rewriting the rules agenda, a comprehensive economic program and narrative that has become increasingly politically influential.

Felicia is a co-author of the "Hidden Rules of Race: Barriers to an Inclusive Economy" (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, Time, and Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.

Felicia came to the Institute from the Democracy Alliance, and previously ran operations and product development at a venture-funded education services company. Her public service includes a White House Fellowship in the Office of the Attorney General and a political appointment in the Office of the Secretary of the Navy. She holds a Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Berkeley. Her doctoral dissertation on the role of race and framing in K-12 public education politics received the 2000 American Political Science Association award in Race, Ethnicity, and Politics.

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