First elected in 2020, Congresswoman Young Kim is an immigrant, a small business owner, a community leader, a mother and a grandmother. Congresswoman Kim is proud to be one of the first Korean American women ever to serve in Congress and aims to help all Americans have the chance to achieve their dream just like she did.
Rep. Kim started her public service as Director of Community Relations and Asian Affairs for former Congressman Ed Royce, where she was a key liaison to the district and advisor on issues pertaining to the Asian-American community and foreign policy.
Prior to serving in Congress, she was the first ever Korean American Republican woman to serve in the California State Assembly. As an Assemblywoman, she fought to grow jobs, support small businesses, ensure public safety, promote educational opportunities, support veterans and protect victims of domestic violence.