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Sang Kim is the Director of Communications at the Korea Economic Institute of America (KEI). Previously, she served as the Director of Public Affairs and Intern Coordinator where she was responsible for KEI’s community outreach and public affairs programs including the annual Korean American Day luncheon, Ambassadors’ Dialogue, and the Future of Korea. As the Intern Coordinator, Ms. Kim managed the all-year-long internship program at KEI. She joined KEI in April 2013 as the Office Manager and Executive Assistant and has taken on various responsibilities including serving as the Associate Director of Programs prior to this position.

Prior to joining KEI, Ms. Kim held an internship at the U.S.-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins SAIS where she researched a variety of issues related to Korean affairs, focused mainly on U.S.-Korea and inter-Korea relations. Ms. Kim graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.A. in Government & Politics with minors in Korean Studies and Chinese Language. She earned her Master’s degree in Security Policy Studies from George Washington University.

KEI’s Director of Communications Sang Kim was quoted in Business Insider’s article on South Korea’s millennial generation in the labor market. This article was published on June 11, 2023. But…

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June 12, 2023

This article was published on The Diplomat on  June 7, 2022. From semiconductors to autonomous robotics, the May 21 joint statement between Presidents Yoon Suk Yeol and Joe Biden emphasized strategic, economic,…

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October 6, 2022

On August 31, South Korea became the first nation to challenge Google and Apple’s control over the app market by prohibiting these companies from forcing their own payment system for…

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September 21, 2021

On April 28, 2023, the KEI team discussed the outcome of the Biden-Yoon summit and what it signifies for the future of the US-South Korea relationship. Event description below: “On…

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2019 was a year of confusion in the United States and the Asia-Pacific. After the failed Hanoi summit, the world waited for North Korea to come back to the table,…

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By Mark Tokola, Phil Eskeland, Troy Stangarone, Jenna Gibson, Kyle Ferrier, Sang Kim, and Juni Kim As we look ahead to what might occur in 2018 we should also consider how key events from 2017 will continue to shape the year ahead. In 2017, there was significant change on the Korean Peninsula. South Korea underwent…

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January 4, 2018

By Hwan Kang and Jeff Zwick Twenty years ago, South Korea was enjoying its height as a roaring “Asian tiger” with record economic growth, led by manufactured exports, transforming a war-torn, poor country into a member of the rich nation’s club – the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). However, such confidence masked many…

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Region: Asia

December 4, 2017

By Hwan Kang South Korea is a country full of franchises. If you are familiar with Korean delivery food, you know that there are hundreds of franchise stores that deliver fried chicken with beer wherever you are, even when you are outside having a picnic by the Han River. There are so many franchise convenience…

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Region: Asia

August 16, 2017

By Jennifer Cho and Patrick Niceforo South Korea finished second overall with 50 medals at the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Sapporo and Obihiro, Japan. In 2018, South Korea will host the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and, according to Gracenote’s sports data, is predicted to place 8th overall with 10 medals. Below, find our list…

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Region: Asia

March 7, 2017