Where Am I From?

I was born and lived in my beloved country, South Korea, until 2015. After spending a few months in Vancouver, I moved to Boston and finished my education. Now I’m based in Washington, D.C., one of the most beautiful places that I’ve ever been to.


Email: yujinkim.ms@gmail.com

My memoir, A Place to Take Root: A Memoir of Becoming Sure as an International Student, is available on Amazon. Click here to get your copy today!


Yujin Kim is a Research Analyst at the International Monetary Fund and an author. She is passionate about promoting economic opportunities for vulnerable populations, including women and disadvantaged youth. She is also the author of a self-help memoir addressing her experience of cultural transition as a Korean international student and its impact on mental health and personal growth. In two weeks, more than a hundred people supported her pre-launch campaign.

Other than her work, she’s a lover of travel, food, and people.