Phuong Luong is the Program Director for Boston University’s Financial Planning Program, and a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™. Phuong’s first career was as a math teacher, special educator, and curriculum developer for public schools through New England. After transitioning to financial education and financial planning, she founded Just Wealth, a virtual, fee-only financial planning practice for individuals and families. Phuong is a founding member of the CFP Board Center for Financial Planning’s Diversity Advisory Group, where she helps build pathways to attract and retain professionals from diverse backgrounds into the financial planning profession. The CFP Board is the national certifying body for the 90,000+ CFP® professionals in the U.S. She also served as Chair and Chair Emeritus of the CFP Board’s Council on Education, where she advised CFP Board staff on the development of education standards and certification requirements for CFP® professionals. She was a former member of the CFP Board Ethics Working Group and developed Ethics training for financial advisors currently used by continuing education providers and professional organizations across the U.S. Phuong received a B.A. from Dartmouth College, where she was a graduate of the Teacher Education Program and a recipient of the Woodrow-Wilson Rockefeller Brothers Fellowship for Aspiring Teachers of Color. She earned a M.Ed. in Special Education from Boston University. She also completed the Financial Planning Program at Boston University, where she was a recipient of the Robert J. Glovsky Scholarship for Financial Planning.