Beth Yu Simpson is a proud graduate from the University of Washington's Seattle CWTAP program, graduating in 2008. Following graduation Beth worked at the Department of Children Youth and Families with a focus on adolescents and community engagement. In addition to her work at CWTAP, Beth is currently principle and co-founder of AIRE Consulting and Counseling focusing on community and individual healing through the offering of therapy, consulting, and community building for BIPOC adoptees. Previously Beth served as a board member at the Mockingbird Society, was an associate for Lunas Consulting and co-chaired/founded an Adoptee Mentorship Program through Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington. In her free time, Beth volunteers with community organizations focusing on foster and homeless youth advocacy and post adoption. Beth is passionate about working with students and guiding them through their process of building their own foundation of social work practice with the purpose of empowering children, families, and communities towards healing. Beth is a transracial Korean adoptee, adopted as a baby, and returned and lived in Korea as an adult.