Communications & Operations Manager
Janis Jin is ASAP’s Communications & Operations Manager. Prior to joining ASAP, Janis worked in arts education and student programming. At the Pacific Symphony, Janis managed an application database for a youth arts program and coordinated volunteers for community events. As Head Coordinator of her university’s Asian American student center, she oversaw all programming for the undergraduate Asian American community and developed political education resources for students of color. Janis has also compiled research on wage theft in the Los Angeles restaurant industry with the Koreatown Immigrant Workers’ Alliance and provided legal aid to asylum seekers in detention centers at the Mexico-U.S. border with the El Paso Immigration Collective.
Janis earned her B.A. from Yale University in English and Ethnicity, Race & Migration. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and received the Nakanishi Prize for her work on racial justice issues at Yale. Janis is also a freelance writer. Her writing on art, literature, and culture has appeared in BRINK, The Offing, and The Oxonian Review.
Janis is from Irvine, California. She speaks English, Spanish, Korean, and Mandarin Chinese.