Director of Public Affairs & Intern Coordinator
Sang Kim is the Director of Public Affairs and Internship Coordinator at Korea Economic Institute of America where she is responsible for KEI programs and managing interns. She joined the KEI in April 2013 as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant.
Prior to joining KEI, Sang held internship at the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS. While she was at USKI, she researched a variety of issues related to Korean affairs, focused mainly on U.S. - Korea and inter-Korea relations. Some of her research topics included U.S.-ROK 123 Agreement, principles of responsible nuclear exporters, and assessments of North Korea’s third nuclear test. In addition to conducting research, she also provided administrative support to USKI, such as assisting at events and conferences, answering phones and greeting visitors. She also worked with USKI’s Visiting Scholars from South Korea, helping them integrate into DC culture.
Sang graduated from University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Government & Politics with minors in Korea Studies and Chinese Language. She also received a certificate in East Asia Studies Certificate and has taken Modern Mandarin and Taiwanese Culture courses at the National Taiwan Normal University. She's currently working on her Master's degree in Security Policy Studies at George Washington University.