Executive Team

Soo Kyung Koo, Executive Director

Prior to joining ILF, she worked at think tanks and had extensive media and political experience in Washington D.C. and Seoul, South Korea. She is involved in Asian Pacific American communities through Asian/Pacifc Islander American Chamber of Commerce & Entrepreneurship, Asian Pacifc American Public Affairs Association, Coalition of Asian Business Organizations and other grassroots activities. She holds an M.A. in Government from Georgetown University and B.A. in Political Science from Ewha Women’s University. She has discussed and advocated leadership and politics and policy priorities for the APA community with national and local decision makers and young leaders through panels, workshops, seminars, and Hill visits.



Evelynn Xuan Bui, Program Director

Evelynn was born in Vietnam and moved to Texas prior to starting elementary school. She graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Arts in Medical Humanities and Biology and later went on to receive her Master of Public Health in Community Health Education and Health Promotion from her alma mater. Prior to joining ILF, Evelynn supported federal agencies in a communications, stakeholder engagement, and project management capacity. She has experience working with under served communities on both a national and international level and also briefly served in academia as a health education lecturer. Evelynn is passionate about community advocacy and empowering others to strive for success.




Hank Chao, Director of Corporate Affairs (Young Ambassadors Program)





Jimmy Loh, Director of Youth Affairs





Corinna Shen, Director of Public Affairs





Kevin Wong, Director of Global Relations (Young Ambassadors Program) 



Stephen Boykin, Director of Outreach & Strategic Alliances (Fellowship Program)
Agnes Tung, Administrative Manager
Legal Affairs: Daniel Deng, Esq., Xuejie Wong, Esq.
Financial Affairs: Barry Cui, CPA & Leona Ru
Senior Advisors: Linh Hoang & Yvonne Lu
IT: Shao-Yang Ku & Deaniel Peng
Photographers: Gino Wang , Bob Luo, Euegene Lau, and Hansen Zhang

2016 Summer Team 

Previous Staff 
Jorinna Zuber, Director of Student Affairs (Young Ambassadors Program) 
Jonathan Lee, Media Director 
Alexander Wu, Director of Fellowship Program
Justin Lee, Fellowship Program Coordinator 
Polina Tai, Program Coordinator/Administrative Assistant 
Interns : Frank Ruzicka, Sam Cho, Alicia Loh, Alice Chen, Jeannie Shen, Melody Chao, Aarti Chopra, Jennifer Chen , Tenzin GGT, Christina Bui
Writing Assistants:  Carmen Ye, Shenwei Chang
Volunteers: Michelle Cao, Henry Li, Lucy Wu, Richard Dong, Eric Dong, Katherine Jian, Ariana Mao, Bob Lu, Eunisa Lu, Sunny Lee, Kenny Wang