Rhea Wong

Executive Director

“So, I’ve got this crazy idea…”

Area of Expertise:  Crafting the big vision and leading the troops

Dream destination: Socorro Islands, Mexico to dive with the giant manta rays

Education: McGill University, Columbia Business School

Soundtrack of my life: Songs in the Key of Life, “Lovely Day” Bill Withers, “My Baby Just Cares for Me” Nina Simone, “Simply Beautiful,” Al Green, “September” Earth, Wind and Fire.

Guilty pleasures: Pinteresting, long weekend naps, emergency dark chocolate and soy chai lattes

Hobbies: Scuba diving, doing yoga, baking, traveling, reading, cooking, writing and hanging with the world’s greatest puppy Stevie Wonder.

Why I care about making breakthroughs happen: As a Breakthrough student and teacher alumna, I have benefitted greatly from the opportunities that Breakthrough has made possible in my life.  It’s my responsibility to pay it forward.

rhea[a]btny.org

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