Elizabeth Heng is running for California’s 16th Congressional District to provide a new voice for the Central Valley. She is the only candidate who can deliver results and create lasting change. Elizabeth is fighting to ease the burden on the middle class while helping small business create jobs. She will lead the charge to restore water infrastructure, reform immigration, while standing beside public safety. Her forward looking vision is centered around responsible investment in education and advancing innovation in the learning process for kids. Elizabeth will be a results-oriented pragmatist who is guided by common sense.
Elizabeth was raised in Fresno where her family instilled a strong work ethic in her. As a child, she worked at her parent’s Asian grocery store. She attended public school and was class Valedictorian at Sunnyside High School in Fresno. She was elected student body president at Stanford University where she earned her degree, then graduated from Yale University school of Management with an MBA.
Elizabeth worked for the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee and knows how to fix what’s broken in Washington D.C. She is a committed problem solver, with a passion for the needs of ordinary working families. Elizabeth is a leader guided by common sense who will put kids first, standing for investment in education that promotes learning innovation.