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Dr. Jungsang Kim named 2023 fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Dr. Jungsang Kim, co-founder of IonQ, a prominent quantum computing company, has been named a 2023 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI),...

Sharon Pak climbs up from $17 an hour to $20 million startup co-founder

Sharon Pak, 32, a second-generation Korean American who grew up in a low-income immigrant family living on food stamps, has become a Forbes Influencer...

Sukhee Kang marks first year as GSA’s Regional Administrator with perfect score

Sukhee Kang, recently promoted to Head Regional Administrator at the General Services Administration (GSA), humbly remarked on his first year of service, "I've probably...

Steve Kang of KYCC fosters community spirit as his mission in Koreatown

  During the 1970s, the City of Los Angeles became a hub for intense gang activities and widespread drug abuse, even prompting a federal agency...

Do Hyung Kim becomes first Asian MLK Major Drum for Justice awardee

Do Hyung Kim, the President of the K.W. Lee Center for Leadership and a Korean-American lawyer, has become the first Asian-American to receive the...

Korean immigrant to LA becomes the culinary scene magnate in Colorado

  J.W. Lee, a Korean-American chef who has opened 16 Asian restaurants in Colorado over the past 16 years, including a prominent Korean restaurant, has...

Joe Park elevated to Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Yum! Brands

  Korean American Joe Park has been appointed as the new Chief Digital & Technology Officer at Yum! Brands, the parent company of multiple popular...

Jasmine Yoon nominated as the first Asian federal judge for western Virginia

  President Joe Biden has nominated Jasmine H. Yoon, a Korean-American and the Vice President of Corporate Integrity, Ethics, and Investigations at Capital One Financial...

Southern Californian entrepreneur donates $3 million in total to his alma mater

    An alumnus residing in Southern California, and a graduate of one of Korea's top universities, has made a cumulative gift of $3 million to...

Steven Yeun takes Golden Globes’ Best Actor, a first for an actor of Korean descent

Steven Yeun won Best Actor for his role in Netflix original "Beef" at the 81st Golden Globe Awards Monday, becoming the first actor of...