Director, Middle-Out Economics
Anna Chu is the Director of the Middle-Out Economics project at American Progress. She brings experience working on a multitude of economic campaigns as the Policy Director for the ThinkProgress War Room at the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
She also served as the policy director for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee during the successful 2012 cycle in which Democrats added two seats to their Senate majority. As policy director, Chu oversaw and managed all policy issues for the committee and Democratic Senate candidates. Prior to working at the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Chu was the policy advisor for the House Democratic Caucus, where she managed several congressional task forces. She previously served as a federal law clerk and worked as an associate at Paul Hastings.
Chu graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and earned a J.D. from the University of Southern California.