Seoyoon is an associate of AVPN’s South Korea team.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations and Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) at Claremont McKenna College. She is a researcher at Merry Year Social Company.
At MYSC, she has facilitated design thinking workshops for social workers, public school teachers in Gyeonggi province, and teachers committed to innovating public school education in the Yeongdeungpo district of Seoul. She has also facilitated a workshop on assessing and managing the social impact of art projects for artists participating in the 2019 “Art That Changes Seoul” program at the Seoul Foundation for Arts and Culture. She also served as the South Korea liaison for the 2019 inaugural Gender Innovation Awards, a competition founded by Impact Hub Taipei to promote creative solutions for achieving gender equality.
While a student at Claremont McKenna College, she helped facilitate an educational mentoring program for refugees resettling in the city of Claremont. She previously interned at the Council on Foreign Relations, a think tank in Washington, D.C. and NovoEd, a San Francisco-based tech company that provides cloud-based learning platform for educators and businesses.