Soon-Young Oh


Soon-Young Oh
Communications and Marketing Manager

About Soon-Young: Soon-Young Oh was born in South Korea but has spent most of her life in Minnesota. Soon-Young is passionate about the complex experiences of being raised outside of one’s culture of origin. As a mother to an extroverted son, she enjoys strong caffeinated beverages, and always has a list of places for kids to play in the Twin Cities for anyone that expresses interest. She resides in Minneapolis with her husband and son.

Resume Snippets: Prior to joining MCF’s team, Soon-Young worked at the Minneapolis Foundation in the communications and marketing department, at the YWCA of Minneapolis marketing, recruiting and leading facilitation training in the racial justice department, and at the Neighborhood Development Center where she worked closely with small business owners to fulfill their marketing needs. She also spent one year in Zhanjiang, China teaching English at Zhanjiang University as well as two years teaching English to South Korean kids in Seoul.

Contact Soon-Young for:

  • Interest in writing or submitting to Giving Forum, MCF's biannual magazine
  • Advertising with MCF
  • Media inquiries

Soon-Young can be reached by email at or by phone at 612.465.0716.