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Sung Yeon Choimorrow
Executive Director, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Sung Yeon leads the overall strategic direction and sustainability of the organization as well as serves as NAPAWF’s main spokesperson.
Sung Yeon first joined NAPAWF as the National Field Director, brought on to develop a robust grassroots organizing strategy for NAPAWF.
Before working at NAPAWF, Sung Yeon was the Director of Organizing Organizing at Interfaith Worker Justice leading collaborative work with various partner organizations, unions and faith communities on worker organizing and worker justice public policy. She also provided support to Interfaith Groups and Worker Centers across the country through providing technical assistance. Prior to IWJ, Sung Yeon was a Community Organizer at Asian American Institute where she helped organize the pan-Asian American community in Chicago to work together on presidential and mayoral elections, immigration reform, the state budget, and redistricting.
Sung Yeon was born in South Korea and spent her childhood in Singapore and India. Sung Yeon is a first generation immigrant who came to the U.S. to study Political Science and Urban Studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL and earned an M.Div from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Sung Yeon is a Ordained Minister in the Presbyterian Church(U.S.A.). Sung Yeon is a board member of Korean American Resource and Cultural Center, a Korean American Immigrant Rights organization in Chicago.