Independent, objective, nonpartisan research

LeAnn Fong-Batkin

Executive Director

Education Insights Center

LeAnn Fong-Batkin is executive director of the Executive Insights Center. She has committed her career to social justice and equity for underrepresented students. In addition to serving on the PPIC Higher Education Advisory Council, she brings over two decades of K–12 and higher education policy experience from WestEd, the Foundation for California Community Colleges, Sacramento State, the California Department of Education, the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, and the California State Auditor. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a master’s in business administration from Sacramento State, and a PhD in educational leadership from the University of California, Davis.