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Building Compassion in the Face of Adversity with Kyung Yoon

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A conversation with Kyung B. Yoon, President and Co-founder of the KACF.org, on building compassion for the Asian-American community.

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Join us on Thursday, June 17 at 4:00 pm ET for a conversation with Kyung B. Yoon, President and Co-founder of the Korean American Community Foundation (KACF) for a conversation on how we can build understanding and compassion for a more inclusive America.

Kyung will discuss the work she is doing for her community and big ideas and concrete steps to improve the situation for the Asian-Americans in the United States.

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Building Compassion in the Face of Adversity

Thursday, June 17th, 4:00 pm ET

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Kyung B. Yoon is President and Co-founder of the Korean American Community Foundation (KACF), a leading funder of Korean and Asian American community organizations in the Greater New York City area, and a model of inclusive and participatory philanthropy in immigrant communities.

Her previous experiences are in the fields of global development and media, including Executive Producer of Television at the World Bank Institute and a correspondent for WNYW-Fox Channel 5 where she made history as the first Korean American broadcast reporter in New York City.

Kyung is currently a contributing reporter to CUNY-TV’s Asian American Life, which is broadcast nationally on PBS stations and for which she received an Emmy nomination in 2015. Kyung currently serves as the Board Chair of Philanthropy New York and as a trustee of the New York Foundation. She is immediate past Board Chair of Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP) and a former Board member of United Way of New York City.

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