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South Korean Women Congressional Delegation to Washington, D.C. — March 11–13, 2019

Kwon, Mi-HyukKwon Mi-hyuk

Democratic Party of Korea (formerly The Minjoo Party)
Kwon Mi-hyuk has been a member of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea since 2016. She is currently the floor spokesperson of the Democratic Party and the deputy floor leader of the Democratic Party. She is a member of the Public Administration and Security Committee and the chief negotiator of the Special Committee on Ethics. She is a member of the Special Committee on Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula of the Democratic Party. Before her involvement in politics, she served as a Standing Representative of the Korean Women’s Association United and Executive Chairperson of the Korean Council for Reconciliation Cooperation.


 Lee, Jae-jungLee Jae-jung

Democratic Party of Korea (formerly The Minjoo Party)
Lee Jae-jung has been a member of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea since 2016. She is a member of the Special Committee on Inter-Korean Economic Cooperation, member of the Special Committee on the Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, spokesperson for the Democratic Party of Korea, and a member of the Public Administration and Security Committee. Before her involvement in politics, she served as a lawyer, Vice Secretary -General of the Minbyun- Lawyers Association for Democratic Society


 Je, Youn Kyung

Je Youn-kyung

Democratic Party of Korea (formerly The Minjoo Party)
Je Youn-Kyung has been a member of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea since 2016. She is a member of the Special Committee on Budget & Accounts, a member of the Gender Equality and Family Committee, and a member of the National Policy Committee. Before her involvement in politics, she served as a Director of Jubilee Bank and Heemangsalim (Strike Debt) Inc.


Lee Bo-raLee Bo-ra

Chief of Staff of Member of the National Assembly, the Republic of Korea, Kwon Mi-hyuk
Lee Bo-ra has been a Chief of Staff of Member of the National Assembly the Republic of Korea, Kwon Mi-hyuk since 2016. She was a Policy Director of the Moon Jae-in Presidential Camp in Gyeongnam Branch. She has been a Representative of Women’s Policy Research Institute in the National Assembly since 2017. She has a Master’s degree in Gender Studies.


South Korean Women Civil Society Delegation to Washington, D.C.

Mimi HanHan Mimi

World YWCA/ The National YWCA of Korea
Republic of Korea
Han Mimi is a vice president of World YWCA, an executive board member of the National YWCA of Korea, vice chairperson of international affairs of the National Council of Churches in Korea, and a NGO advisor of “Action with Women and Peace” (A Peace ODA to the Survivors from SGBV in Armed Conflict Areas Abroad) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Republic of Korea. Mimi is a board member of Women Migrants Human Rights Center of Korea. The YWCA is a member of the Korean Women’s Movement for Peace.


Kim YoungSoonKim YoungSoon

Korea Women’s Association United
Republic of Korea
Kim YoungSoon has been co-representative of Korea Women’s associations United since 2017. Currently she is a co-chair of Women’s Committee of the Southern Committee on June 15th Joint Declaration, co-chair of Civil Peace Forum, chair of executive committee of Civil Alliance with #MeToo Movement and a member of the Presidential Committee on Job Creation. Korea Women’s associations United is a member of the Korean Women’s Movement for Peace.


Young-mi ChoCho Young-mi

Korean Women’s Movement for Peace
Republic of Korea
Cho Young-mi is an Executive Director of the newly formed Korean Women’s Movement for Peace, and the National organizer of the ‘Korea Peace Now!’ global campaign. She is a lecturer in the department of social welfare and a researcher at the Industrial-Academic Cooperation Group at Chung-Ang University in Seoul, South Korea. Young-mi is an expert in building relationships and partnerships with government, civil society, and other organizations. She was an advisory committee member of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family in the Republic of Korea.

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