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Global Engagement & Empowerment Forum on Sustainable Development (GEEF) 2019

CHRISTIANITY

Global Leaders Engage in Sustainable Development at Yonsei University

As an “Engaged University” committed to actively contributing towards building a sustainable future through quality education and rigorous research, Yonsei University has been the main organizer of GEEF in partnership with Ban Ki-moon, 8th Secretary-General of the United Nations and Honorary Chair of Yonsei‘s Institute for Global Engagement and Empowerment (IGEE), since the forum’s inauguration in 2018.

Yonsei alumnus and celebrity food entrepreneur Baek Jong-won

CREATIVITY

Revolutionizing Korean Food and Culture

A Yonsei alumnus is in the spotlight for introducing a new wave in Korea’s eating out culture by crisscrossing small alleys across the country. Baek Jong-won (entering class of ’85, Social Work), founder and CEO of The Born Korea, is known as a celebrity entrepreneur who has successfully launched various franchises such as Hanshin Pub and Korean barbeque eatery Saemaeul Restaurant.

alumni AI software startup drive.ai

CONNECTIVITY

Self-Driving Your Way to Happiness

How should you make career choices in a constantly changing world? Yonsei alumna Christine Moon (Korean name Soo-yeon Hong, entering class of ’94, English Literature and Political Science) does not fear change and pursues new challenges throughout her career. After her successful career at Google, Moon embarked on a new journey by joining Drive.ai - an AI software startup for self-driving cars. Learn more about her story after she left the global IT giant and ended up in the heart of the startup scene. (Photo credit: Drive.ai website)

YONSEI SOCIAL MEDIA