Helen Ying, associate with Barney & Worth, advises school districts and other educational-related community organizations in the Portland metro area.
She has served the community as an educator for thirty years. For a decade, Helen was an administrator in two school districts, Molalla and Parkrose. Prior to that, she was a teacher and a counselor in Portland Public Schools. She also taught English in China for the China Professional Services Program.
Helenís professional career and remarkable organizational skills prepare her well for consulting. Clients value her qualities of organization, communication, and cooperation. They are impressed, too, with her determination and perseverance in helping to follow up and follow-through to bring projects to completion.
In addition to her professional work, she has also been active in the community serving in various capacities over the years rally for the causes of youth, civil rights, and leadership development. She was a member of the INS Community Roundtable and the COSA scholarship committee. She is active in the Chinese Community and serves on the local Board as well as the national Board for the Chinese American Citizens Alliance. Helen has been a volunteer with the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference for more than a decade, and currently chairs the conference. She is also active at the city and state level, serving on the Creation Committee for the Office of Equity for Portland and the Oregon Health Policy Board CCO Criteria Work Group.
Helen holds a BS degree in Mathematics and a Masters in Education: Counseling from Portland State University. Helen is fluent in Chinese.