Dr. Wei Song is Project Manager for Achieving the Dream, Inc. Prior to this role, she was Director of Research where she oversaw Achieving the Dream’s data collection processes as well as the design and delivery of data products for Achieving the Dream institutions. Wei has extensive data analytics expertise and proven higher education research skills.
Before joining Achieving the Dream, Wei served as Director of Research Projects at Council of Independent Colleges, overseeing benchmarking services and assessment projects. Prior to that, she spent five years at American Council of Education, serving as Assistant Director for Data Management and Research of GED Testing Service, where her responsibilities included oversight of the Testing Service’s international database, annual statistical reports, and research papers.
Educational Background: Wei earned her bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Trade from her native China. She holds a Master’s degree in International development and PhD in Public Administration from American University, focusing on education policy and program evaluation.