Korean American Women’s Society

Bridging Gaps – Breaking Barriers

Our History

On September 10, 1972, six Korean American women: Sun Ki Griffith, Kim Hale, Sin Hwa Justis, Lee McCleary, Chey Chey Moore, and Gi An Peterson...

Our Mission

KAWS advances leadership opportunities and cross-cultural awareness of Korean American women and youth through social interaction, educational and...

Our Vision

KAWS will assist Korean American women and youth in the mid-Atlantic region – Delaware, Maryland, Northern Virginia, York, Pennsylvania, and...

Our Goals

To work with other organizations and government entities to help serve as a voice for Korean American women and youth within the broader community...

Meet Our Team

Marianne Hyang Nam Brackney

Marianne Hyang Nam Brackney

President (CEO)
Yun Jung Yang

Yun Jung Yang

Executive Vice President (COO)
Chong H. Lee

Chong H. Lee

Vice President
Anne Avery

Anne Avery

Vice President