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Jennifer K. Hong

Jennifer K. Hong

Reports and Political Affairs Officer (Presidential Management Fellow)

U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Reports and Political Affairs Officer, Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking

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U.S. Department of State, Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

Reports and Political Affairs Officer (Presidential Management Fellow)

Manage northeast Asian countries, Pacific Islands, and several island nations surrounding the area

OPM

Program Manager, Financial Analyst, Business Strategist

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Master in Public Policy Candidate

Career medium 01

City of Flint

Project Consultant

• Proposed a parks naturalization plan that responds to City of Flint’s decreasing population and revenues, highlighting three pilot parks of varying socioeconomic and political nature
• Interviewed and worked with community leaders and groups, businesses, and higher institutions to formulate a comprehensive stakeholder analysis that addressed concerns of constituents and current political environment of the city
• Provided a 10-year timeline for the mayor’s office to follow and evaluate in the process of naturalization
• Presented the plan and findings to the mayor’s office through in-person presentation and in 50-page report

Career

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Project Consultant

• Proposed a research plan that identifies the transition barriers to post-secondary institutions for students with disabilities
• Identified and interviewed several higher institutions, community groups, and students with disabilities to gain expert’s and personal experiences’ perspectives
• Conducted extensive research on current laws, government agencies’ roles, and statistics pertaining to students with disabilities, organized barriers into four categories, and proposed solutions for those barriers
• Presented the findings to several GAO personnel across the country through offsite presentation and in 43-page report

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 01

The Asia Foundation

Intern

• Standardized the protocols of several recurring procedures, such as the internal and external communications regarding grant proposals, new staff member intake, intern in/outtake, which were implemented across office’s five departments
• Assisted with visits coordination for Foundation President Douglas Bereuter’s visit to the Philippines; planning and supervising courtesy meetings and networking events during his participation at Asian Development Bank conference
• Assisted the Foundation’s Fair Elections team, Parish Pastoral Council of Responsible Voting (PPCRV), and Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) during the Philippines’ first automated national election to ensure fair voting, by visiting 7+ precincts, interviewing voters and prescient captains, and reporting back findings, which were included in the official elections debriefing released in December 2010

Career

LightPole, inc.

Office Manager

• Managed daily office operations and maintenance, and coordinated meetings and conferences for the C-level executives
• Oversaw day-to-day spending, ran bi-monthly check runs, reconciled accounts, and prepared finance reports to the CFO
• Compiled a comprehensive target list for the VP Marketing and marketed to potential publishers via mailings and emails

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 03

UC Berkeley Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship

Fellow

• Composed a comprehensive research proposal, timeline, and itemized budget of $5000 for an independent field research
• Passed the rigorous requirements of the Committee for Protection of Human Subjects regarding victims data collection
• Interviewed 15+ Korean government officials, NGOs, lawyers, and victims involved in Korea’s anti-trafficking campaign
• Compiled a year-long field and library research data to write a 43-page thesis titled, “A Preliminary Inquiry into Growing Number of South Korea’s Human Sex Trafficking Victims”

Career

Public Policy and International Affairs Institute

Fellow

Career medium 03

Department of State

Student Intern - Secret Clearance

• Assisted Protocol Officers with President George W. Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice’s domestic bilateral meeting logistics and gifts in welcoming foreign heads of states and ministers at the State Department and White House
• Compiled the official Presidential Travel Guide, assisted with preparation of presidential gifts, and collected visiting leaders biographies and organizations information for President Bush and Secretary Rice's trip to Latin America in March
• Collaborated with the Assistant Chief of Protocol-Visits to jumpstart a nationwide outreach campaign to connect and provide protocol resources to governors and mayors
• Documented foreign governments’ gifts to U.S. officials, in accordance with the GAO guidelines, and submitted to GAO
• Revised the Protocol Guide that informs the public, staff, and interns about the inner-workings of the Office of Protocol
• Processed Port of Courtesy for visiting foreign dignitaries; categorized submitted complaints of mistreatment at airports and presented a report to Assistant Chief of Protocol-Visits to identify solutions for better cooperation with TSA CBP

Career

LAPD

Intern

• Organized four meetings between the Chief of Police and community leaders to increase the communication of cooperation and to improve the relationship between the Los Angeles Police Department and city’s priority communities
• Planned and executed 8+ city-sponsored events, such as outgoing officer dedications and department promotions

Career medium 05
Career

University of Michigan

Master, Public Policy

University of California, Berkeley

Bachelor of Arts, Legal Studies