Hoong Yee Krakauer

Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer is the Executive Director of the Queens Council on the Arts and is an experienced grant reviewer for foundations and corporate philanthropies around the country. She is a proud Queens girl and writes about how to create a rich life at www.hoongyee.com and as a contributing writer for Huffington Post.

Her other superpower is writing and illustrating children’s books. She is the author and illustrator of Rabbit Mooncakes, a multicultural picture book for children published by Little, Brown & Company.

Hoong Yee is a graduate of Oberlin College, attended the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria and received a Masters of Music in Piano Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. She is married to a nice Jewish boy from Rockaway, Queens where they live with their three children, Mikki, Remy & Sky.