June Lin is the Senior Program Officer of Freedom House, focusing on Asia programs. As an international development and human rights professional with over seven years of experience in the non-profit sector, June is most adept in developing solution-oriented strategies to support civil society actors in challenging environments and closed societies. Prior to her career in D.C., June was an activist devoted to amplifying Taiwanese youth’s voices and inclusion in cross-strait affairs and policymaking in Taiwan. After she participated in the 2014 Sunflower Movement, she founded and led a youth organization with her fellow activists that convened cross-sector efforts in monitoring cross-strait affairs while working as a Researcher for the Lee Tung Hui Foundation, established by the first democratically elected president of Taiwan, to administer youth empowerment programs. From 2014-to 2016, June also supported critical mayoral and presidential election campaigns as a strategist and worked in the Legislative Yuan as a congressional aid. In 2016, June moved to Washington, D.C., to join the Formosan Association for Public Affairs, where she supported Taiwanese Americans’ grassroots efforts in promoting U.S.-Taiwan relationships through congressional advocacy. In 2018, she joined Freedom House, where June found her passion and established expertise in the democracy, human rights, and governance sector, focusing on supporting the civil society actors in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as diasporic communities all over the world that are facing human rights atrocities. In 2020, she joined the International Republican Institute as a North Asia Program Coordinator before returning to Freedom House in 2021.