Elaine H. Kim
Elaine H. Kim (February 26, 1972) teaches Asian American Studies and she fights for Asian American rights. She co-founded the non-profit organization Asian Women United (AWU).
Kim first suffered disrespect because of her race in the second grade. She has made videos and has written in newspapers. She attended University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University. Kim went back to Seoul, South Korea to teach, but came back to University of California, Berkeley.
She teaches Asian American studies, and she fought for Asian American people around the San Francisco Bay Area and in Berkeley.
Awards[change | change source]
- Asian Pacific American Heritage Lifetime Achievement Award (City and County of San Francisco), 2012
- Lifetime Achievement Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 2011
- Association for Asian American Studies Book Award in Cultural Studies, 2005
- Hall of Outstanding Women at California, 1995
- Fulbright Fellowship, 1987-1988
References[change | change source]
- "About Asian Women United (AWU) of California". Asian Women United. Retrieved May 9, 2018.
- "Elaine H(aikyung) Kim." Gale Biography in Context, Gale, 2010. Biography In Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/PC4295809696/BIC?u=palo88030&sid=BIC&xid=68d5ebac. Accessed 4 May 2018. "Elaine Kim." Asian American Reference Library, edited by Helen Zia, et al., 2nd ed., UXL, 2004. Student Resources In Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/EJ2131100056/SUIC?u=palo88030&sid=SUIC&xid=13d1dc60. Accessed 4 May 2018. "Elaine H. Kim." UXL Biographies, UXL, 2011. Student Resources In Context, http://link.galegroup.com/apps/doc/EJ2108101260/SUIC?u=palo88030&sid=SUIC&xid=f3ca8a97. Accessed 4 May 2018.
- "Heritage Awards – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month". Archived from the original on 2019-04-20. Retrieved 2020-05-07.
- "Award Winners | Association for Asian American Studies". aaastudies.org. Retrieved 2020-04-23.
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