Grace worked at the Office of Consular Affairs, Office of Analytics, and Office of the Secretary, Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State. 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.
Grace is an Advisor 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 recently consulted with the former President of Korea Overseas Investment Cooperation mapping out impact investment trends and opportunities and at Hashed, a blockchain VC 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. She is a Fundamentals of Sustainability Accounting credential holder.
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.