Choua Her has a B.A. in Sociology and minor in Political Science from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. She has over 15 years of experience working in social services providing culturally appropriate and sensitive case management, support services, and community outreach to clients of diverse backgrounds. From 2011-2014, she served as Secretary on the board of Empowering Hmong Women, Inc., a nonprofit aimed to educate, inspire, and empower Hmong women for a better future through lifelong learning. She has also served on the planning committees of several Hmong-based initiatives including Hmong Professional Networking and Hmong Early Childhood Summit. She is passionate about Hmong culture and Hmong community issues. She enjoys cooking and traveling. Choua is currently a Program and Policy Analyst in the Bureau of Working Families at the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.