Ms. Kim started her career as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Kazakhstan working in organizational and community development and then from there, worked in the nonprofit sector, as a case worker and liaison on refugee, asylum, and human trafficking cases in Southeast Asia for the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and as a case supervisor for foster care cases in Northern California. After receiving her second master’s degree, Ms. Kim entered the federal government in Washington, DC, first at the US Peace Corps agency and then to the Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, working in a variety of roles overseeing essential programs and policy. She holds a BA in Critical Studies and a BFA in Fine Arts from the Art Institute of Chicago, a Master’s in Clinical Psychology from Wheaton College (Illinois), a Master’s in Public Administration (MPA) from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, and a grad certificate in Human Resources from the University of Maryland Global Campus. She has learned a few languages including Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Japanese.
Sally Yoomin Kim Management and Program Analyst (MPA) in Strategic Engagement, Office for Targeted Violence & Terrorism Prevention (OTVTP), Department of Homeland Security