Sylvia Kim

Human Rights Lawyer

Sylvia Kim is a lawyer and human rights advocate. Sylvia is the Co-Founder of HanVoice and acts as a strategic consultant for multiple North Korean human rights groups. Sylvia currently resides in Southern California where she is the Orange County Regional Director for Asian Americans Advancing Justice - the nation's largest legal service and civil rights organization advocating on behalf of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders. Originally from Toronto, Canada, Sylvia earned her Juris Doctor from Osgoode Hall Law School and completed her Master of Studies in International Human Rights Law at Oxford University. In 2016, Sylvia was a recipient of the International Association of Korean Lawyers Public Interest Award and was named as one of Asia Society's 21 Young Leaders - a global network of rising leaders impacting the Asia-Pacific region.