Join us at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, May 14th for a

Zoom Discussion with
Immigrant Rights Attorney Sussan Lee (HLS ’15)
and Nancy Yoon (founder of Asians in LA and AAPI publicist for Minari)

Followed at 7:15 by an
HLS Alumni and Family Watch Party for the
Oscar-winning Movie Minari

As part of our recognition of Asian American Heritage Month, HLSA-DC is hosting a virtual conversation with HLS alumna Sussan Lee, the Senior Federal Policy Advisor at the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, and Nancy Yoon, a founder of Asians in LA (@AsiansinLA), a social network of Asian American influencers in politics, entertainment, and community non-profits.


The conversation will start at 6:15 p.m. and be followed by an HLS Alumni Prime Video Watch Party of Minari at 7:15 p.m.  Zoom conference information will be provided to all pre-registered participants.  (Register usiminari.oscar_.namastehallyung the form on the left of the page.)



Please note you will need to be a member of Amazon Prime and to rent Minari on Amazon before joining the HLSA-DC Watch Party. HLSA-DC is pleased to be able to partially subsidize the movie rental fee for those who join the Watch Party; we will provide details to attendees.


Sussan Lee isussan-lees a proud first generation Korean American immigrant who moved to the U.S. when she was nine years old. She started her legal career as an immigration attorney at the MinKwon Center for Community Action, assisting Korean and Chinese immigrant community in the greater NYC area. Sussan has also provided immigration consequences advice and handled post-conviction relief cases at public defender offices serving the Queens, Manhattan, and Bronx communities. Currently, she is the Senior Federal Policy Advisor at the New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs. She also serves as the co-chair of the board of United We Dream, the largest immigrant youth-led advocacy organization in the country. Sussan is a graduate of Harvard College (AB '09), University of Oxford (M.Sc.), and Harvard Law School (JD '15). 


Nancy Yoon is thnancy-yoone AAPI publicist for the Oscar-winning movie, “Minari”.  She is the founder of “Asians in LA” (@AsiansinLA), a social network of Asian American influencers in politics, entertainment and community nonprofits, and Yooniq Media, a PR media agency for the Asian American community in Southern California.  Yoon is also a diversity storyteller, actor, TV host, and digital content producer.  She and her Austrian husband co-founded Europeans in LA, one of the largest social networks of Europeans in Los Angeles. As an Asian American influencer and community leader, Nancy is helping to push for diversity and inclusion for minorities, including Asian Americans and women, in entertainment, corporations, and boards.


Please share this with fellow HLS alumni in your social media and other networks. 



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6:15PM - 9:30PM Fri 14 May 2021 ( Timezone: Eastern )

Virtual Event Instructions:

Look Who's Coming:

D Dangaran
Stephanie Henning
Jennifer Chien
Sharon Burrell
Lester Dally
Marie Park
  DC Board on Prof’l Resp
Lauren Weldon
Pete S
Tony Chan
  Morgan Lewis
B Thomas Mansbach
  Salzburg Global Seminar
Barbara Delaney
Karen Lee
Lan Mei
Chris Jochnick
Cecelie Counts
Nancy Yoon
Lester Dally
Anne Schenof
Yaa Apori
Glen Fukushima
  Center for American Progress
Juanita Hernandez
Andy Au
  Andy Au and You! Entertainment
Anne Schenof
Sussan Lee
Arianne de Govia
Alice Stock
Jen Mueller
Daniel Wacker
Maureen Sweeney
Angie Kim
Lisa Bucher
  Quality Support, Inc.
James Lopes
B Thomas Mansbach
  Russin & Vecchi LLP
K Naini
B Thomas Mansbach
  Russin & Vecchi LLP
Donn Cohen
Anna Cross
John Nakahata
  Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP
Judy Hahm
Minh Le
Evelyn Tang
Kay Kim
Myles Lynk
  D.C. Office of Disc. Counsel
Daniel Wacker
Sam Hopkins
  HLS Alumni Assoc.
Suhnne Ahn
  Harvard Alumi Assoc.
Robert McDiarmid
... a total of 50 guests.
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