Grace Choi is the Director of Policy in the New York City Mayor’s Office. Previously, she served as the Constituency Director for Asian American & Pacific Islander Outreach in the Democratic Party of Georgia’s Coordinated Campaign. Before that, she served as the Associate Director for Global Gender Policy and Advocacy at Save the Children. Grace also served as the Policy Advisor in the Secretary’s Office on Global Women’s Issues at the U.S. Department of State and as Staff Assistant in the White House Liaison’s Office at the U.S. Department of State.
She is a NetKAL Fellow, was a Member of the White House National Security Leadership Workshop, and served on the Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership’s (CAPAL) Board of Directors as Vice Chair for Programs.
Prior to her political appointment at the Department of State, Grace worked for the Council of Korean Americans (CKA), the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) in Congresswoman Judy Chu’s office, the Presidential Inauguration Committee (PIC), President Obama’s 2012 Presidential Campaign, the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Refugee Affairs Division.
She holds a Master of Arts in Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University and a Bachelor of Arts from Boston College.