Dr. Russell Jeung obtained his PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley in 2000. In 2020, Dr. Jeung launched Stop AAPI Hate, a project of Chinese for Affirmative Action, the Asian Pacific Policy and Planning Council, and SF State Asian American Studies. It tracks Covid-19 related discrimination in order to develop community resources and policy interventions to fight racism.
Saly is a first-generation Korean immigrant. Before coming to OACC, Saly was the Operations Manager for the Korean American Community Foundation in San Francisco, where she learned about non-profit management, grantmaking, and fundraising. Prior to that, she has developed and overseen culturally based arts programs for leading art institutions such as the Seattle Art Museum and Asian Art Museum.
Jordyn Lee is a science communicator passionate about the vast potential of synthetic biology. She believes that with the right words, no topic is “too technical” and is driven by the challenge of making complex science understandable – and better yet, exciting. Jordyn is currently the senior manager of corporate communications at Amyris.