Sung Yeon is a first generation Korean American immigrant working mom who is passionate about building power to create change so her daughter can live in a more just world than the one she inherited.
Sung Yeon leads NAPAWF as their executive director with the vision to build power with AAPI women and girls in the United State to create change so that we can have agency to make decisions about our bodies, lives, families and communities. NAPAWF works to engage voters to get out and vote as well as continue to engage in advocacy on issues that impact AAPI women and girls the most such as immigrant rights, reproductive health and rights, affordable health care and economic justice.
Before working at NAPAWF, Sung Yeon was the Director of Organizing at Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) leading collaborative work with community organizations, unions and faith communities on worker organizing and worker justice public policy. Prior to IWJ, Sung Yeon was a Community Organizer at Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Chicago where she created a pan-Asian American community coalition in Chicago to work together on elections, immigration reform, the state budget, and redistricting.