As the President of the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), Nancy Yao Maasbach combines her experiences in managing organizations, promoting arts and culture as a bridge between peoples, and executing research focused on redefining the American narrative by examining the role of Chinese Americans in U.S. history.
Prior to MOCA, Nancy was the executive director of the Yale-China Association, one of the oldest non-profit organizations dedicated to building U.S.-China relations. Nancy led more than 20 programs lauded as best-in-class and models for bilateral engagement.
Nancy has more than 20 years of leadership experience, including staff and board positions at The Community Fund for Women & Girls, International Festival of Arts and Ideas, Tessitura Network, Goldman Sachs & Co, Council on Foreign Relations, CNN, and the Center for Finance and Research Analysis.
Nancy received her MBA from the Yale School of Management and her AB from Occidental College. She is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.