Leah Chung

Providence, RI, USA
I am a design evangelist who specializes in strategy across borders and disciplines.

Work Experience

RISD Maharam Fellowship

Maharam Fellow

Research and field work on the issue of the visual and aesthetic representation of Africa in western media.
June 2013 - August 2013 Kampala, Uganda

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Office of Public Engagement / Design for the Environment Intern

September 2012 - December 2012 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Ashoka: Innovators For The Public

Research Intern: Korea Branch

Korea, South

A Better World By Design

Branding Coordinator

-designed branding material for conference both in print and for web (Sponsor Kit, Program, Bags, T-shirts, Signage, Posters, Business Cards)
-corresponded with the Better World Public Relations, Food/Social Events, Website, and Finance Coordinators to create all necessary visual content and to ensure that it was aligned with the brand
-fostered partnerships with local social enterprises and environmentally sustainable suppliers for the production of above materials
-directed film-making project with animation and sound specialists to create promotion videos for future conferences
-contributed to clarifying and shaping vision for the 2011 conference as committee member
November 2010 - October 2011 Providence, Rhode Island, United States


Seoul Foreign School

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Preschool to Grade 12
August 1994 - June 2010 Seoul, Korea, South

Georgetown University

Semester in Washington D.C. Program

International Relations Concentration
August 2012 - December 2012 Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Brown University

Liberal Arts Courses

Africana Studies, Public Health, Entrepreneurship
Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Rhode Island School Of Design (RISD)

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Studying Industrial Design at RISD and taking Liberal Arts courses at Brown University.
September 2010 - Providence, Rhode Island, United States


French (Conversational),
Korean (Fluent),


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Branding, Fashion Design/Gown-Making, Graphic Design, Infographics, Piano & Clarinet, Soccer, Strong Organizational Skills, Strong Presentation Skills, Swimming (Butterfly Stroke Specialist), Writing,