At the U.S. Department of State, she worked at the Office of Korean Affairs, Office of Analytics, and Policy Planning Staff, Secretary of State on U.S. foreign policy priorities, data-driven digital diplomacy campaigns, and partnerships with government agencies and private entities.
Grace is an Ambassador at Concordia and on the Advisory Board of the Informa’s Family Office Forum. Concordia is a public-private partnership network convening heads of states, executives, and nonprofits for social impact. Previous speakers include Former Presidents Bill Clinton, Warren Buffet, and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde. Informa is a £2.4bn publicly traded international events, intelligence and scholarly research company, which owns SuperReturn, FundForum, RiskMinds, WealthManagement.com, and numerous other brands.
Grace consulted with the former President of Korea Overseas Investment Cooperation mapping out impact investment trends and opportunities, at Hashed, a blockchain VC fund, and also at Bigbang Angels on its overseas investment fund.
She is an invited speaker at DC Finance’s East Coast High Net Worth Forum, United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, and various others. Grace attended Vanderbilt University and has a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Studies with a track in Foreign Policy. She speaks Korean, English, and a working Mandarin Chinese thanks to her mentor at Miss Porter’s School, who was also her Chinese language teacher.