Dan “Annie” Yang-Perez joined NEFA as Executive Affairs & Special Projects Officer in January 2020. Prior to NEFA, Annie served in multiple roles at the Boston Center for the Arts, including development assistant and, for five years, as executive assistant. In this role, she served as the board liaison, assisted multiple CEO’s and interim directors, co-managed a database transition, and developed an internship program. Earlier roles as an administrative assistant at Kyu Sung Woo Architects in Cambridge and a freelance writer in both English and Chinese for Sampan Newspaper in Boston honed her administrative and writing skills. A student/performer of traditional Chinese dance, Annie was raised in Shanghai, China, and currently resides in Cambridge, MA. She holds an M.S. in Arts Administration from Boston University and a B.A. in English Language and Literature from Fudan University, Shanghai, China.