Eunice Kang

President, Mighty Fortress Press
Author, Mama What If?

Eunice Kang wears many hats as an educator, news broadcaster, and fundraiser. Her debut children's book, Mama, What If?, is published by Mighty Fortress Press. A Los Angeles native, Eunice graduated from the University of Southern California with a Ph.D. in Politics and International Relations and she is an adjunct professor teaching political science at El Camino College.  She lives in Torrance, California with her husband, six-year-old son and three-year-old daughter. 



Jane Yu

Creative Director, Mighty Fortress Press
Illustrator, Mama What If?

Jane Yu is a middle school teacher by day and an artist on nights and weekends.  Mama, What If? has allowed her to fulfill a lifelong dream of illustrating a children's book.  Jane grew up in La Crescenta before getting her B.A. in Psychology from UC Berkeley and Masters in Education from UCLA.  When she isn't creating hand lettered designs on her iPad, you can find her hanging out with her husband looking for the best restaurants in Los Angeles. Jane has also been featured (Sept. 17, 2018) on VoyageLA magazine.



Esther Jung

Social Media Manager, Mighty Fortress Press

Growing up in an immigrant household, Esther is passionate about serving her community. She is thrilled to be a part of the Mighty Fortress Team to help create a positive and family-centered space for Asian American authors and illustrators. Esther grew up in California but left the sunny state to study International Relations at American University in Washington, DC. In her free time, she loves to explore new coffee shops and enjoy the California sunshine.


William Kang

Copy Edit Intern, Mighty Fortress Press

William Kang is a fourth-year UCSB student pursuing a degree in English with a minor in Professional Writing. Having started reading at a young age, he joined the Mighty Fortress Team to help other Asian-American children see people just like them in the books that they read. William also hopes to find a career working with writers and authors to help improve their writing and communication skills. When he's not writing in candlelight with quill and ink, he likes to play tennis and board games with friends. 


Allison Pham

Music Composer, Mighty Fortress Press

Allison Pham is a composer and producer based in Los Angeles, California. She was introduced to the piano at five years old and has been hooked on everything music since. She is a passionate musician, community leader, and mother of two young boys. Allison was born in South Korea and grew up in the U.S., and is excited to join the Mighty Fortress Team in helping to create culturally diverse media. She studied Biology at the University of Michigan and Film Scoring at UCLA. When she is not in her studio, she likes to conduct kitchen science experiments and make art projects with her kids. Fun fact: Allison is a third-generation student of Johannes Brahms.