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Grace grew up in South Korea and the United States as a middle child with two artsy siblings – check out her brother’s films and art works.

At the U.S. Department of State, Grace began as an intern and worked at the Office of Korean Affairs, Consular Affairs, Office of Analytics, and Office of the Secretary, Policy Planning Staff. She worked on U.S. foreign policy priorities in East Asia, tech platform management for security and safety tools, conducted data-driven digital diplomacy campaigns, and partnerships with government agencies and private entities. Her involvement include the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Road to GES, and Engage America. She hosted events in DC activating policy makers, investors, philanthropists, technologists, and nonprofit founders.

Grace received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy Studies at Vanderbilt University. Grace recently consulted for a fund in Korea on impact measurement, evaluation, and geopolitical analysis. She is now with a blockchain VC firm in Seoul, Korea. Grace speaks Korean, English, and a working Mandarin Chinese with thanks to her mentor at Miss Porter’s School, who was also her Chinese language teacher.

Grace is an Advisor at Concordia, a public-private partnership forum, and a Board Member at the Nomi Network, a nonprofit providing economic grant for women at risk of trafficking.

If you’re looking to get involved with her affiliated organizations, find a time here.


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