2186. Portia Wu

English Name Portia Wu  

Hanji Name
Birth Year 1970
Birth Place New Heave, CT
First year / First city / State in U.S. -/-/-
Present Address
Family 1. Husband: —
2. Daughter: —
3. Son: —
4. Father/Mother: -/-
Education School Name Year – Year Degree and major
1. Yale Univ.


B.A., Arts
2. Cornell Univ.


M.A., Comparative Literature
3. Yale Law School


Employment Company Name Year – Year Position or title
1.Workforce Policy on the Microsoft U.S. Government affairs Team

2. Labor and Workforce


Special Assistant, President
3. Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor


Assistant Secretary
Accomplishment 1. Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration at the U.S. Department of Labor 2014-Present

2. Served in the Executive Branch as Special Assistant to the President for Labor and Workforce Policy 2011-2014

3. Vice President of National Partnership for Women and Families 2010-2011

4. Worked for Senator Edward M. Kennedy and Senator Tom Harkin at the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committees as Labor Policy Director and General Counsel

5. Director of Workforce Policy on the Microsoft U.S. Government Affairs Team

6. Outstanding Taiwanese American elected by T.A. Archives 02/2019