Senior International Affairs Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Metro Region: Washington, D.C.
Member Since: 2023
Joyce Y. Kang is a Senior International Affairs Analyst at the U.S. Government Accountability Office, the independent non-partisan “congressional watchdog” of the federal government. In addition, she is a certified diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) facilitator and adjunct instructor at the agency’s learning center. She has been recognized by her agency for sustained commitment to DEIA efforts, community service, and modeling inclusive leadership. Joyce served as the chair of her division’s DEIA committee and on the board of directors for the agency’s child development center. During the pandemic, she also initiated and led sessions on anti-Asian incidents and rhetoric at her agency and delivered meals to Korean elderly in her local community. She is passionate about justice and the arts, and spends time volunteering with organizations supporting those experiencing homelessness, underserved youth, and ushering at a theater.
Prior to GAO, Joyce worked at an education non-profit coordinating community resources for vulnerable youth and a Korea-focused policy institute in DC. Joyce earned a Masters of International Affairs at UC San Diego’s School of Global Policy and Strategy, and B.A. at Temple University.