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Myung-Sook Cho

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2015

South Korea
For most North Korean refugees settling in South Korea in search of a better life, the readjustment process quickly turns into a swim-or-sink game of survival. The refugees grapple with debilitating mental trauma inflicted on them before, during, and after their escape from the totalitarian state, a... Lire la suite

JinKyeong Cho

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2019

South Korea
Jin-kyeong Cho is changing the societal framework towards victims of sexual exploitation, based on the organizing principle “protect, don’t punish”. She is changing justice system perceiving underage victims as participants of crime, providing a comprehensive and professional support system for... Lire la suite

Hye-shin Chung

Ashoka Fellow since juil 2014

South Korea
In a society that has chronically higher levels of violence and suicide rates than any other OECD countries, Hye-shin is enabling ordinary citizens to help themselves and people around them overcome their emotional and psychological trauma. By equipping ordinary citizens with the power and tools of... Lire la suite

Chanpil Jung

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

South Korea
Chanpil, who smoothly shifted how Korea Broadcasting System produce videos from analogue to digital, is now offering an immediate and feasible alternative solution to overcome a lag in public education innovation. It is by rapidly shifting educational paradigms that suitable for the 21st century... Lire la suite

Jong Ki Kim

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2013

South Korea
Jongki Kim has pioneered a national change in law and attitudes toward bullying in schools in Korea over the past eighteen years. Through his work, Jongki has introduced many initiatives to both reduce and mitigate the effects of bullying on both the victims and the perpetrators. Lire la suite

Junho Lee

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2016

South Korea
Junho is engineering information system for family with kids who have special needs by aggregating scattered health information. Lire la suite

Deagon Yi

Ashoka Fellow since jan 2019

South Korea
Dea-gon Yi has created a citizen-led storytelling and publishing initiative to revitalize municipalities outside the Seoul metropolitan area. Through the “Hae-ri book village” model, and partnerships with education authorities and municipal governments, Dea-gon is demonstrating that cultural... Lire la suite

Sung-Jin Myoung

Ashoka Fellow since juin 2014

South Korea
Despite major investment in rehabilitating juvenile offenders, rates of recidivism remain stubbornly high at 37%. Building on his success with all but eliminating glue-sniffing in two cities, Sung-jin’s new approach to rehabilitation has built a new cooperative system involving judges, municipal... Lire la suite

Yuhyun Park

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2013

South Korea
Yuhyun Park is empowering young children around the world to become responsible digital citizens by helping them to build the fundamental skills of respect, self-confidence, and empathy through fun and interactive learning activities. Lire la suite

Myung-sook Seo

Ashoka Fellow since aoû 2013

South Korea
Myung-sook Seo is harnessing citizen participation to create cultural and economic development opportunities outside of large metropolitan areas. By mobilizing ordinary citizens to build new hiking trails that pass through villages, she enables local residents and hikers alike to discover previously... Lire la suite