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Aiyoung Choi

Independent Management Consulting Professional


Aiyoung Choi is a consultant to nonprofit organizations on capacity building and organizational growth through strategic planning, infrastructure realignment, board development, and human resource management. Her clients are large and small community-based organizations associated with social justice issues in under-resourced communities. Her clients typically provide immigrant services and social services that focus on education, employment, the environment, health, safety, and human rights. Through onsite consultations, workshops and board/staff retreats, she guides the leadership of these organizations to review their vision and mission, assess their accomplishments, challenges and goals, and develop plans to strengthen their work as they go forward, particularly through transitions in board and staff leadership and other organizational changes.

As an active volunteer, Aiyoung currently serves on the boards of Union Theological Seminary, New York Women’s Foundation, Manhattan Country School, and Jezebel Film Productions. She is a founding board member of Asian Women Giving Circle and chair emerita and current board member of the Korean American Family Service Center. She is an advisor to the Korean American Community Foundation, White Wave Dance Company, Metropolitan College of New York, and Hermandad, Inc., working on water resources in the Dominican Republic.