Irene Hsu


Irene Hsu, senior advisor, previously served in President Obama’s Domestic Policy Council in the Office of Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity, where she facilitated the implementation of the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative. In this role, she helped to establish the first White House Fair Chance Pledge signed by over 300 businesses and 60 colleges to improve access to employment and higher education among individuals impacted by the criminal justice system. She also served in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs as Assistant Director, managing and advising the President’s engagement with state, local and tribal officials. Prior to that, she worked for the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. She started her career as a Public Allies AmeriCorps member and organizer for the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council and Working Partnerships USA. Irene received her BA from Stanford University.