Stephanie Sung is the Deputy Director of The American Assembly's urban
policy program. Her work focuses on governance and civic capacity issues of older industrial cities. Stephanie facilitates cross-geographic and cross-
sector communities to advance practice at a local level and organize for policy changes at the national level.
Previously, she worked at Wagner Innovation Labs, part of a consortium engaged by the White House Council for Strong Cities and Strong Communities (SC2) initiative to provide targeted technical assistance to economically distressed communities.
Stephanie also worked as an analyst with the New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget, focused on infrastructure and transportation projects.
Stephanie holds a Masters from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she studied urban and social policy, economic development, and management. A proud native of Youngstown, Ohio, Stephanie is a second-generation Korean American who has lived in New York City for the last twelve years.