Iris Kuo is a writer, journalist and the chief executive of LedBetter, a web app that shows the gender breakdown in the leadership of major companies.
Iris has written about business, race, Asia, tech, startups, art and travel for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Inc. magazine and the First Round Review. In 2015, she received one of 10 Knight-Bagehot fellowships to study business and journalism at Columbia University. She also won a grant from the International Women's Media Foundation's Howard G. Buffett Fund to build LedBetter.
Iris speaks on gender and race regularly and has presented at UC-Berkeley, Columbia University and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA). She's the former president of AAJA Texas.
Iris holds a M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, where she also attended Columbia Business School as part of the Knight-Bagehot fellowship. She also holds bachelor degrees in business and arts & performance from the University of Texas at Dallas.