Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer

Executive Director
Queens Council on the Arts
Queens, New York

Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer is the Executive Director of the Queens Council on the Arts. As a lifelong Queens resident, she is a firm believer in the power of the arts to mobilize and transform community. She is a blogger who writes style notes for people who change the world at http://hoongyee.com and works with social media and web properties to create investable spaces for nonprofits. She is the author and illustrator of Rabbit Mooncakes, a multicultural picture book for children published by Little, Brown & Company. Her second book, Little Ghost Dumplings is in development. 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. Hoong Yee is married to a nice Jewish boy from Rockaway, Queens where they live with their three children, Mikki, Remy & Sky.