Victor Phu is the Data Strategist of CORE’s Data Collaborative seeking to disrupt the cycle of intergenerational poverty and guarantee equity and opportunity for our most underserved youth through education. In his role, Victor is working with high-leverage stakeholders to improve student achievement through actionable data, meaningful partnerships, and reciprocal learning.
Prior to CORE, Victor served as a Data, Partnerships, & Planning Analyst in the African American Achievement & Leadership Initiative in San Francisco Unified School District, where he was tasked to close the academic achievement gap for African American youth in San Francisco by developing results-based accountability and data-driven frameworks for strategy implementation. Additionally, Victor was employed as a City Hall Fellow for the City & County of San Francisco tasked to create the My Brother & Sister’s Keeper Local Action Plan, which outlines the City and County of San Francisco’s plan to develop a cradle-to-college and career pathway for our African American, Latino, & Pacific Islander students.
Victor is a graduate of University of California, Berkeley and has a Master’s in Public Policy from the University of California’s Goldman School of Public Policy. As a product of public schools and recruitment & retention programs, Victor seeks to ensure low-income students of color are granted similar or better opportunities that he received through CORE Districts.