Gail Yen


Gail Yen is a Health Policy Associate at Children Now, an advocacy research and policy development organization dedicated to promoting children’s health and education in California. She helps to provide research, analytic and legislative support to the organization’s health policy team. Prior to joining Children Now, Gail served as an Assembly Fellow in the California State Legislature, where she worked in the office of Assemblyman Richard Gordon to staff legislation, implement policies, and analyze a wide-range of issues in health, education and child welfare policies.

Gail is a former foster youth who grew up in the Los Angeles foster care system, holds a Master of Education Policy from the University of Washington and a BA in Sociology from Union College.