JunHee serves as a Policy and Research Analyst within the Educational Equity team at Advancement Project California. Her work focuses on fostering policy and program opportunities to increase education equity for all children from the start, with an emphasis on uplifting the needs of our diverse dual language learners (DLLs) in early care and education (ECE). Her current research focuses on the importance of equitable access to quality early childhood education, and the benefits of bilingualism and dual immersion programs for our youngest learners that are reflective of the changing demographic context of California. JunHee comes from a background of extensive policy research and policy platform building in cause-based organizations and international organizations. Prior to joining Advancement Project California, she served as a Junior Research Consultant for the United Nations Development Programme Seoul Policy Center. She received her Bachelor’s in Economics and Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago, with her practicum focused on field research in urban schools in the South Side of Chicago. She completed her Master’s with Highest Honors in International Cooperation from the Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University, and recently immigrated to the United States with her husband and dog.