Iris Kuo is a reporter, writer and the cofounder and CEO of LedBetter, a web app that shows the gender breakdown in the leadership of major companies. She has spoken about gender and race at Columbia University and the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA).
Iris has written about business, race, Asia, tech, arts and travel for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Inc., Fast Company and First Round Review. She received one of 10 Knight-Bagehot fellowships for the study of business and economic journalism at Columbia University in 2015-2016. She was also chosen from a pool of 600+ applicants to receive a $9,500 grant from the International Women's Media Foundation's Howard G. Buffett Fund for LedBetter.
Iris is the former president of AAJA Texas.
Iris holds a M.S. in journalism from Columbia University, where she also attended Columbia Business School. She also holds bachelor degrees in business and arts & performance from the University of Texas at Dallas.