Prior to joining Common Justice, Hyunhee served as Program Associate at the Just Beginnings Collaborative, supporting funder engagement, grantmaking, and capacity building on the issue of child sexual abuse. Hyunhee also served as Program Associate at the Ms. Foundation for Women, supporting grantmaking and capacity building initiatives in the area of ending gender-based violence. Hyunhee volunteers as a member of the Young Women's Advisory Council, an integral body of New York City's Young Women's Initiative. As a member of the Anti-Violence & Criminal Justice Working Group within the Young Women's Initiative, she advocates for improvements to systemic responses to violence as well as reducing the criminalization of survivors of violence.
Hyunhee received her B.A. in Philosophy and Russian Literature & Language from Barnard College.