The Korea SocietyAuthor: The Korea Society
25 Feb 2017

The Korea Society

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The Korea Society, an American organization promoting greater awareness, understanding and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea, presents the leading voices in public policy, business, education, intercultural relations, and the arts.

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    North Korean Human Rights: Marking the Third Anniversary of the UN Commission of Inquiry Report with Activist Seong-ho Ji

    February 24, 2017 - To mark the third anniversary of the release of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry Report, the Korea Society welcomes Seong-ho Ji, a North Korean defector and human rights activist. Ji speaks on North Korean human rights at an intimate roundtable discussion moderated by Dr. Stephen Noerper, senior director.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/north_korean_human_rights_marking_the_third_anniversary_of_the_un_commission_of_inquiry_report_with_activist_seong-ho_ji.html


  • Posted on 24 Feb 2017

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    Women in Tech: A Conversation with Altos Ventures’ Hee-Eun Park

    February 16, 2017 - Despite women blazing the trail at tech companies like Naver and Kakao, a deep divide remains among men and women at the top. Less than ten percent of startup founders are women in Korea, while a quarter of startups are run by women in Silicon Valley. Join us in conversation with principal investor Hee-Eun Park of Altos Ventures. She chats entrepreneurship, gender, investing in startups and what it is like to lead in Silicon Valley with Korea Society director Nikita Desai.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/corporate/women_in_tech_a_conversation_with_altos_ventures_hee-eun_park.html


  • Posted on 16 Feb 2017

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    Forecasting for 2017: Politics and Security of Korea and East Asia

    February 2, 2017 - Featuring BowerGroupAsia managing director for Korea, Sue Mi Terry, and Park Strategies senior vice president Sean King, in conversation with senior director Stephen Noerper. Terry and King, two of the city’s hottest analysts of Korean and East Asian trends and shifts, speak to concerns about North Korea, China’s rise, and the early staking of the Trump administration. Bringing sensibilities born of business, academe and intelligence, Terry and King raise the specter on what to watch, scenarios unfolding, and the complexities of decision making in a new era.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/forecasting_for_2017_politics_and_security_of_korea_and_east_asia.html


  • Posted on 02 Feb 2017

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    Forecasting for 2017: Key Economic Challenges for Korea and Asia

    January 19, 2017 - Changyong Rhee, Director of the IMF’s Asia and Pacific Department, and Alexander “Sandy” Wolfson, Managing Director and Head of Global Country Risk Management at Citi, discuss key economic challenges and assess global risks facing Asia and Korea in the years ahead. Rhee and Wolfson offer an overview of the short-term outlook and risks facing the region and address implications of low growth or a "new mediocre" for the region, in discussion with President Tom Byrne.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/corporate/forecasting_for_2017_key_economic_challenges_for_korea_and_asia.html


  • Posted on 19 Jan 2017

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    North Korea’s Information Revolution with Jieun Baek

    December 13, 2016 - Jieun Baek discusses North Korea’s Hidden Revolution, her new book on the information network growing within North Korea through exposure to foreign films, television, and books. Baek argues that access to information is sparking irreversible change in the social and political consciousness of North Korean citizens.

    For more information, please visit the link below:
    http://www.koreasociety.org/policy/north_koreas_information_revolution.html


  • Posted on 14 Dec 2016

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