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JunHee Doh

Associate Director of Birth to Third Grade Policy

Educational Equity
JunHee Doh


JunHee serves as the Associate Director of Birth to Third Grade Policy on the Educational Equity team at Catalyst California. She leads policy advocacy, research, and coalition-building to advance racial equity and language/linguistic justice for children and families of color from historically underserved communities in California. Her work is grounded in community-based policymaking and strengthening multiracial solidarity for collective liberation. She envisions aligned and articulated systems where children and families are met with dignity and have equitable access to culturally and linguistically affirming early learning and care and services that support the whole child and family.

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.

She is a mother to an energetic and curious toddler who has been teaching her what it means to live with freedom and joy.