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, local politics, energy, technology, arts and travel for The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Inc, Houston Chronicle, VentureBeat and Argus Media. In 2015, she was selected to be one of 10 Knight-Bagehot fellows for the study of business and economic journalism at Columbia University. 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.