US Lead, Aerospace & Defense Practice, Song Won Industrials
Grace began her career at the U.S. Department of State at the Korea Desk, Policy Planning Staff, and Office of Analytics advancing foreign policy priorities through public-private partnerships and digital diplomacy campaigns. In 2018, she ran a political risk consulting shop, GeoStrat, LLC. She has since worked at the Center for Future Defense Technology and Entrepreneurship, a hub accelerating innovation in aerospace and defense technologies. Grace led business development in aerospace & defense at her family business, Song Won Industrials.
She is formerly an Ambassador for NEXUS Global Youth Summit, an international network aimed to catalyze next generation philanthropy, and a Global People’s Fellow of the Global People’s Summit, activating the DC community to work towards solutions across entrepreneurship, philanthropy, investing, and the public sector. She was granted Sungjoo Global Women’s Fellowship in 2021, national fellowship of twenty women leaders in Korea. Grace is currently an MBA Candidate at Columbia Business School.