Emily Lim

Emily Lim, Communications Associate

Emily joins the USGLC from Quorum, where she worked on the Customer Success Team to teach users Quorum’s tracking, analytics, and targeting tools for legislative tracking, stakeholder engagement, and grassroots advocacy. Previously, Emily designed graphics, planned events, and researched human rights issues in China as a communications intern at the US-Asia Institute. She has worked in various international nonprofits and think tanks in both her native Hong Kong and in the United States. Emily earned a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and History from Emory University.

Posts by Emily Lim

  • January 29, 2020
    Blog

    A Global Effort: Combating the Wuhan Coronavirus

    Emily Lim in Global Development, National Security | January 29, 2020

    If the world learned anything from the SARS epidemic, it is that in order to counter a viral disease, a coordination of the world’s finest medical institutions and brightest minds is quintessential. As the number of confirmed cases climbs with each passing day, the WHO must act swiftly and declare the Wuhan Coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern. While multiple U.S. officials have vowed to support Chinese efforts to combat the epidemic, and are monitoring the situation closely, the U.S. government must also consider backing up its words by funding programs dedicated to fighting global epidemics.

  • September 3, 2019
    Blog

    Myanmar: a Journey to Democracy and Justice

    Emily Lim in Global Development | September 3, 2019

    Since 2013, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has worked in Myanmar to support the country’s democratic development. A cornerstone, decade-long, project is USAID’s promoting the Rule of Law in Myanmar project (PRLM), currently implemented by international development firm Chemonics International and formerly implemented by Tetra Tech. To date, the PRLM project has overseen a variety of programs – ranging from creating  Myanmar’s first independent lawyer’s association to piloting and expanding an electronic court case management system.