Ms. Jane Cheung
Jane Cheung is Vice President of Programs at The Pablove Foundation, one of the nation’s fastest growing direct service and philanthropic organizations focused on pediatric cancer research and arts education for children undergoing treatment for cancer. Jane is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the foundation’s programs including grant making to research institutions and the organization’s arts programs focused on photography.
Prior to her appointment to the vice president role, Ms. Cheung directed the expansion of Pablove Shutterbugs, scaling and securing funding for the program to over 15 new markets in the United States ranging from large cities such as New York and Los Angeles, and to smaller communities including Greenville, North Carolina. She was instrumental in diversifying the foundation’s grant giving program to impact research institutions internationally. Prior to Pablove, Jane administered the Music Center of Los Angeles County's highly acclaimed performing arts in schools program, Music Center on Tour, impacting thousands of students each year in Los Angeles County. She also served on numerous committees including the City of LA's Latino Heritage Month and the Board of Directors for the Museum Educators of Southern California.
A graduate in Education and Art from Stanford and Teachers College, Columbia University, Ms. Cheung has dedicated her career to social justice, arts, and education, including prior work in school reform with the School Management Program at UCLA and serving as an education consultant at the Los Angeles Leadership Academy. She wrote her Masters' theses on race, identity, and equity in urban schools and multiculturalism in experiential arts spaces, specifically within the context of museum education curricula.
Currently, in addition to her day job, Ms. Cheung is an NGen Fellow with the Independent Sector, a fellowship for industry leaders who are dedicated and poised to be at the helm of the non-profit sector and is proudly completing her first year on the Arts Education Council for the Americans for the Arts. She currently serves as a Board Member of Artsmith, a start-up non-profit focused on providing arts and literacy programs to students in Bronx, New York.