Emily Ku is the Anti-Hate Response Coordinator at Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC, where she implements the organization’s vision and strategic initiatives focused specifically on supporting community members and organizations impacted by anti-Asian hate through community education, field outreach, and advocacy.
Most recently, Emily co-authored a free children’s book called Young, Proud and Sung-jee addressing anti-Asian hate to help promote dialogue, education and engagement with local, national and the global community. Prior to her time at AAJC, she served as an AmeriCorps Fellow at a local social services agency implementing its first ever volunteer program while organizing events and resources for local residents within her 11-month service term. She also worked for a global campaigning organization, the ONE Campaign in Washington, DC supporting a variety of advocacy and marketing initiatives and at the Bitcoin Foundation on communications, community education, and advocacy.
Emily received her Masters of Social Work (MSW) from the University of Michigan and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Marketing at the University of California, Riverside.