CKA National Summit & Gala, October 14-15, 2016

Council of Korean Americans will hold their National Summit & Gala at Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C. on October 14 & 15, 2016. 

Judge Lucy H. Koh (first female Korean American federal judge and nominee for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit) and Gideon Yu (tech entrepreneur and co-owner of the San Francisco 49ers) will be the honored guests this year. During this 2-day event, CKA will host briefings at the White House and on Capitol Hill with senior Obama Administration officials and members of Congress. CKA will also celebrate the contributions of Korean Americans from various fields and convene conversations on issues of importance to the Korean American community. 

Last year, the CKA inaugural national summit & gala drew more than 400 people from 17 states and 4 countries. 

The event is co-chaired by Esther C. Lee and Jinhee Ahn Kim.
Registration will open in July. Sign up for updates at
For inquiry or suggestions about the event: summit / 202-930-3252