See Eun Kim is a passionate advocate for children’s rights. As a former elementary school educator, she witnessed inefficiencies within the educational system. Soon after, her work evolved from providing classroom instruction to providing a voice to children.
See Eun serves as the Executive Director for InspireGen, a nonprofit organization that provides community-based scholarship funding, as well as mentorship for disadvantaged students.
In addition, she serves vulnerable children and families by working with meaningful organizations, such as Start Making A Reader Today, Neighborhood House, and American Cancer Society. Notably, in her role as a Court Appointed Special Advocate, See Eun represents neglected foster children who are under the court’s protection.
As a member of the Hillsboro School District’s Curriculum Advisory Committee, See Eun shapes the district’s curriculum design and instructional programs. In addition, as a member of the Career and College Pathways Steering Committee, See Eun also enhances local high school students’ career readiness by engaging with local business communities that provide numerous technical training.
Before teaching, she worked with various global nonprofit organizations, providing sustainable impact through disaster preparedness and capacity building of health systems in developing and post-conflict countries. See Eun was successful in leading field operations in sixteen different countries and implementing global security policies. Notably, at Medical Teams International, See Eun established the national standard emergency medical services in Cambodia and facilitated Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene projects in Guatemala in partnership with Providence Health International.
Growing up in Beaverton and being a graduate of the University of Oregon, she is deeply committed to the state of Oregon. She is an avid traveler, having been to 20 countries (and counting). In her spare time, she enjoys exploring new hiking trails in the PNW and volunteering in her nephew’s classroom.