Aimee Mui, formerly Aimee Babcock-Ellis, was
adopted from Korea in the late 1980s to an awesome family in upstate, NY. Aimee and her non-adopted brothers participated in Korean culture camp, Camp MuJiGae in Albany, NY. In college at SUNY New
Paltz, Aimee connected with other Asian Americans and Korean adoptees. While in college Aimee went to Hallym University in ChunCheon for a cultural program for 4 weeks and then spent the last
semester of undergraduate teaching English with the YMCA in Gangwon-do province and then spent a semester at Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea. During her time in Korea, she reunited with her
birth family, who made their first trip to the US for her wedding. Aimee has a Bachelors of Arts in Interpersonal & Intercultural Communications from SUNY New Paltz and a Masters in Library and
Information Science from the University of Maryland at College Park where she is a Member-at-Large on the UMD iSchool Alumni Association Board. Currently, she is a Project Manager with the federal
government and lives in Montgomery County, MD. She is involved with diversity programs within her professions, Toastmasters International, and volunteers with AALEAD (www.aalead.org/) community
college mentoring at Montgomery College.
David Feild was born in ChongJu, South Korea and adopted to Baltimore, MD. He spent his childhood growing up in MD and Evanston, IL. David graduated from Evanston Township High School and enlisted in the United States Marine Corps, where he was honorably discharged. Following the Marine Corps, he attended the College of DuPage in Illinois where he served as the President of the College of DuPage Veterans Association and as Coordinator of Finance for the Student Leadership Council. David went on to graduate from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies. He is an alumnus of the Me&Korea Mosaic Tour program and remains active in adoptee issues. David has professionally worked for nonprofit organizations and currently serves in government.
Stephen J. Hill
Stephen Hill was born in Seoul, South Korea and was adopted to the United States when he was 4 months old. He primarily grew up in Indiana along with his older brother and sister, both of whom were also adopted from South Korea. Stephen graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering but now lives in Washington, DC and works for a prominent political organization. Stephen maintains a strong interest in entrepreneurship and social causes, while volunteering for non-profit organizations who have a mission to promote diversity in business and politics. He also enjoys working with local organizations who support international adoptees of all ages.
Trish Slater was born in the Seoul, South Korea area and was adopted at 13 months. Trish’s sister, Beth, is 3 weeks older and is their parents’ biological daughter. Trish grew up in the Baltimore area and graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She resides and works in the Baltimore/DC area and is a member at Bethany Korean United Methodist Church. Trish returned to Korea for the first time in 2014 on the Me&Korea Mosaic Tour. She is an admin for a page that seeks to memorialize, love, honor, respect and remember Korean Adoptees who have passed away. Trish has volunteered as a mentor with Connect-A-Kid and Camp Rice (ASIA Families). She’s also a core member of the Adoptee Rights Campaign (ARC) and supports other adoptee groups including NAKASEC, I Am Adoptee, NKinUSA.