JunHee serves as a Senior Manager of Early Childhood Policy team at Catalyst California. Her work focuses on policy research and advocacy to advance equitable access to high-quality early learning and care for all children, and an education system that embraces the cultural and linguistic diversity of California’s children and families. JunHee comes from a background of policy research and partnership building in non-profits and international organizations. Before joining Catalyst California, JunHee served as Junior Research Consultant at the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Seoul Policy Center. She received her Bachelor’s in Economics and Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago, with a practicum focused on urban schools in the South Side of Chicago. She completed her Master’s with the Highest Honors in International Cooperation (development studies) from the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University.