Meet Grace in Session #201 – “The Political Landscape of Being Asian American Today” Friday, Aug. 12, 10:50 AM – 12:00 Noon.
Grace Choi is a Policy Advisor in the Secretary’s Office on Global Women’s Issues at the U.S. Department of State. Previously, she served as Staff Assistant in the White House Liaison’s Office at the Department of State. She is also a Council of Korean Americans member, a Network of Korean American Leader (NetKAL) Fellow, and served on the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership’s (CAPAL) Board of Directors as Vice Chair of Programs. Prior to her political appointment at the U.S. Department of State, Grace worked for the Council of Korean Americans (CKA), where she helped to create a greater platform for Korean American voices at the national level, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) in Congresswoman Judy Chu’s office, the 2013 Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC), President Obama’s 2012 Presidential Campaign in Virginia, the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, and the Department of Homeland Security’s Refugee Affairs Division. Grace is a Robertson Foundation for Government Fellow and graduated from the Fletcher School at Tufts University with a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy and from Boston College with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies. Grace is a proud southerner who hails from metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia.