Associate Director, Global Communications

Eelynn Sim is associate director of Global Communications at The Asia Foundation. In this capacity, she drives strategic communications, integrated outreach, and executive visibility to raise the organization’s profile among donors, partners, and media. In addition to managing media outreach and communications planning for signature Foundation products including the annual Afghan survey, she also provides capacity training to the Foundation’s field offices and program units. Sim joined The Asia Foundation in 2010 from Golin, an IPG Interpublic company, bringing more than a decade of strategic public relations experience in corporate, government, and multicultural communications. A global citizen raised in Singapore and the Philippines, Sim speaks conversational Mandarin Chinese and Filipino.

Education: Master’s degree from the University of San Francisco – Center for the Pacific Rim; bachelor’s degree from Williams College, where she double majored in Political Economy and Chinese.

Phone: (415) 982-4640