Wei Wu is the founding director of the U.S.-China Center for Medical Exchange and a senior China-U.S. exchange expert. She has organized numerous conferences and leadership trainings for healthcare leaders from China. She hosted the inaugural “U.S.-China Light of Hope” Breakfast Meeting, attended by the Chinese consulate general in Houston, leaders of the MD Anderson Cancer Center and its Chinese sister institutions and collaboration partners. Dr. Wu is an international educational leader and has taught in universities for more than 10 years. At Kansas State University, she was the founding director of the Chinese program and a professor as well as special assistant to the provost on China initiatives. She also worked with the Department of State International Leadership Visitors Program, focusing on China. Dr. Wu received the titles of Cultural Ambassador of the People-to-People Exchange and Chinese Ambassador to Kansas.
Dr. Wu is active in community service. She is on the Board of the Peking University Houston Alumni Association and participates in various charitable activities. She is also the deputy editor of the World Hall of Fame News Network and has interviewed politicians and academic leaders from the United States and China. She is the vice chairwoman of the U.S.-China International Film and Tourism Festival, contributing to all aspects of U.S.-China exchanges.
Dr. Wu received a B.A. in international economics from Peking University, which is known as the Chinese “Harvard”; an MPA in international affairs from the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University; an Ed.D. in education leadership from Kansas State University; and an Executive Certificate from the John F. Kennedy School and Business School at Harvard University.