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Juliet Choi

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Juliet Choi

President and CEO, Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum
Juliet  Choi

Juliet K. Choi is president and CEO of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), a national health justice organization which influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. She served in the Obama administration as former chief of staff and senior advisor for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Prior to her political appointments, she led disaster relief operations and strategic partnerships at the American Red Cross as a member of the disaster leadership team. Previous work included the Partnership for Public Service, Asian American Justice Center, Mental Health America, and a Fortune 500 corporation. Juliet received her law school’s Alumni Association Award for Leadership and Character and Rising Star Alumnus Award. Proud daughter of South Korean immigrants, she humbly serves on the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV and AIDS (PACHA), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission on Data Modernization, and the boards of NAPABA Law Foundation and national YWCA USA.A certified mediator, Juliet received her J.D. from University of Maryland School of Law and clerked for the Hon. Dennis M. Sweeney (ret.) of the Circuit Court for Howard County, Maryland. She received her B.A. in Economics from University of Virginia.