Qihang Han has been working in the creative industry since she graduated from college in China. She owns an art studio in Beijing. She is married and has two kids, a son and a daughter. They are currently living in Portland.
A lifelong Oregonian, Karina works for an education technology company as a user experience designer. Prior to this, she taught violin and writing for several years. She is eager to work with students again, helping them forge a path in their education journey towards a fulfilling vocation. Some of Karina's favorite pastimes are reading, playing her violin with other musicians, cooking new recipes, and spending time with her family.
Sung and Jessie Yoon
Sung and Jessie are currently living in Oregon with two beautiful daughters and a lovely dog. They both grew up in South Korea and came to the USA for graduate studies.
Jessie has held multiple analyst positions in financial services and electric utility industries. Outside of work, Jessie enjoys watching Broadway musicals, baking and playing the flute (as a beginner).
Sung has served as a machine learning expert in multiple industries such as semiconductor, electric utilities, and entertainment. He is dedicated to helping people and businesses to succeed with data based insights. Sung loves to cook, especially Korean cuisine, and brew a fresh cup of coffee.
They both share the same passion to help grow people around them.
Jordan was born and grew up outside of Portland, Oregon. He has been teaching for 11 years. After teaching English in South Korea for two years, Jordan got his Masters degree in teaching. He taught in Washington state and in Beirut, Lebanon. He is now back in the US. Jordan has a heart for serving those who are overlooked.
Jordan enjoys cooking Korean food and baking sourdough bread. He also enjoys looking for and cooking with food he finds in nature. Recently he has been learning a lot about the edible mushrooms that grow all around us.
Wonjae L. Kang is currently working for Immigrants and Refugee non-profit organization for the last two and half years after having an engineering management career at Intel Corporation. Wonjae is passionate about how technology can help the non-profit's mission and the people they serve in various ways.
Kelvin is a Computer Engineer who is passionate about educating young minds on the topics of technology and renewable energy. He spent his early childhood in India and attended middle school and high school in Taiwan. Having been raised as a "third-culture kid," Kelvin loves getting to meet people from different cultural backgrounds. Kelvin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Computer Engineering and graduated with a Master's Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Portland State University, Portland, OR. He currently resides with his family in Portland and works as a Pre-Silicon Verification Engineer at Siemens Digital Industries Software.
In college, Kelvin led a university club which hosted multiple events to educate student communities in India on the topics of renewable energy and sustainable living. In Taiwan, he volunteered to serve in multiple student outreach programs. Kelvin is driven to continue helping student communities to have a well-rounded education through technology.
My name is Diana Braunworth. My husband and I have lived in Egypt and in Malawi, Africa. We have four children. I have taught in the classroom for 15 years, 9 years teaching elementary school and 6 years teaching high school students. I have also taught piano in my private studio for 10 years. For 9 years I homeschooled my youngest daughter. Playing piano, reading, cooking, and traveling are some of the things I enjoy doing.
Laurie is a retired elementary school teacher in Oregon, who keeps busy as a substitute teacher to keep the connections made with staff, students, and families. During her tenure as an elementary teacher, Laurie earned her "English as a Second Language" endorsement. Laurie has been married to her husband, Don, for forty-one years. They have two grown children and being Nana and Papa to four granddaughters ages 3, 5, 9, and 11 (and one grandson due to make his appearance in October of 2022!). Laurie has a heart and passion to touch the lives of students in SE Asia.