Policy Manager

Daisy Kim is a policy manager at APIAHF. In her role, she helps identify, coordinate, and promote policy initiatives that address the needs of the AA NHPI communities. Building on subject matter expertise and data-driven research, Daisy will analyze policy impacts and cultivate relationships with various AA NHPI community stakeholders, including relevant coalition organizations. 

A former Fulbright scholar, Daisy has published academic articles on immigration policies, citizenship, and gender politics in South Korea. Her doctoral dissertation on advocacy organizations for immigrant women in South Korea won a Best Dissertation Award from the American Political Science Association. Beyond her academic achievements, Daisy has experience in the public sector through her work evaluating and assessing the effectiveness of state government programs in California and Georgia. Most recently, Daisy was an analyst with the state of Georgia, where she identified opportunities for improving the management processes of state agencies.

In April 2022, Daisy was appointed to a two-year term to serve on the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Administrator of Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services Advisory Panel on Outreach and Education (APOE).

Daisy holds a doctorate in political science from the Johns Hopkins University, a M.A. in East Asian Studies from Stanford University, and a B.A. in Political Economy from Georgetown University.