Lauren Kim

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BCCP Undergraduate

Lauren Kim is currently in her third year of studies, majoring in Economics and Global Studies with a concentration in Asia, Peace & Conflict Studies. Her unique upbringing saw her immerse herself in various Korean diaspora communities across Los Angeles, Seoul, and parts of Europe, nurturing a deep-rooted connection with Korean Diaspora communities. An advocate for the heritage of Korean traditional and Korean-American cultures, Lauren channels her passion into in-depth explorations of the history of Korean communities in the US, particularly the vibrant enclave of Koreatown in Los Angeles. Through her research, she aims to share the nuanced narratives of the Korean-American community, highlighting their unique histories and contributions to the global cultural tapestry.