Sung Yeon Choimorrow
Executive Director, National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum
Sung Yeon Choimorrow is the executive director of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF). Before working at NAPAWF, Sung Yeon was the director of organizing at Interfaith Worker Justice, leading collaborative work with various partner organizations, unions and faith communities on worker organizing and worker justice public policy. She also provided support to Interfaith Groups and Worker Centers across the country through providing technical assistance. Prior to IWJ, Sung Yeon was a community organizer at Asian American Institute, where she helped organize the pan-Asian American community in Chicago to work together on presidential and mayoral elections, immigration reform, the state budget, and redistricting. Sung Yeon is a first generation immigrant who came to the United States to study political science and urban studies at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois and earned a master’s degree from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Sung Yeon is a teaching elder in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Sung Yeon is a board member of Hana Center, a Korean American immigrant rights and social service organization in Chicago.