Yunghi Kim is a photojournalist who has covered conflicts and in-depth, issue-driven stories all over the world for 38 years. She has been a member of Contact Press Images since 1995. Her professional accolades include World Press Photo Awards, Magazine Photographer of the Year by POYi 1997 (one of two women to receive it at the time), The Olivier Rebbot and The John Faber Awards from the Overseas Press Club, Visa D’Or for News, The White House Press Photographers, 2000 Recipient of Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University, School of Communication. She was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for her harrowing coverage of Somalia in 1992. She has also worked on extensive magazine commissioned assignments. Yunghi gives back to photojournalism every year in The Yunghi Grant since 2015. In 2019, Kim launched educational site TrailblazersOfLight.Com, a site dedicated to the pioneering largely US women of photojournalism from the film era (1889 thru 1990s) – a time when few women had work that was digitized and memorialized on the web. In 2019, CNN produced a web essay honoring the Pioneering Women of Photojournalism by delving into research accumulated and aggregated on the Trailblazers site. In 2021, she debuted a short documentary film “Unflinching Grace” which looks back on decades of reporting by three women photojournalists.