Ylan Q. Mui is a financial reporter at The Washington Post covering the Federal Reserve and the economy. Prior to that, she wrote about subprime lending, consumer finance, retail and education. Ylan is a graduate of the Asian American Journalists Association’s Executive Leadership Program and former vice president of the AAJA’s Washington D.C. chapter. She was also an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Maryland. Ylan graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a major in communications and a double minor in biology and philosophy.