Conference Speaker

Hyepin Im

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Hyepin Im served under President Obama as a U.S. Presidential Appointee on the Board of Americorps. She is the President and Founder of Faith and Community Empowerment (FACE), a national nonprofit dedicated to empowering churches and nonprofits and a voice for the Asian American community. Since its inception in 2001, FACE has had over 800 partners ranging from the White House to Fortune 500 companies to various community organizations. In 2022, Ms. was appointed by Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to serve on the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Faith-based Advisory Council. Ms. Im is a frequent speaker who has been on CNN and NPR and whose opinions have appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post. She has presented at numerous conferences including those at the White House, U.S. Department of Labor, Christian Community Development Association, and the Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco. She has served in numerous organizations including Greenlining Institute Board, Union Bank Community Advisory Board, Torry Banks Community Advisory Board, CRC Member, National Housing Committee Advisory Board and HUD Race and Ethnicity Homeless Data Work Group ,She has a B.S. from U.C. Berkeley, M.B.A. from University of Southern California and M.Div., summa cum laude, from Wesley Theological Seminary.