Yuri Kim is a Program Officer on the Economic Mobility & Opportunity (EMO) team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, overseeing the Access to Benefits portfolio of investments. Before joining the EMO team, Yuri spent four years on the foundation’s K-12 team supporting measurement, learning, evaluation, and data analytics across the strategy.
Yuri has worked on a range of issues focusing on poverty, hunger, and education in the nonprofit space. He previously worked at United Way of King County where he ran one of the largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance programs in the nation and launched a school nutrition access program for low-income students. He has also served as board president for a local anti-hunger organization in Seattle. Yuri has a Master’s in Public Administration from New York University.