Thanks to Seoul University of Foreign Studies for co-hosting “Stories from the North III” with TNKR. It was a great opportunity to hear about North Korea from several different perspectives.
* NK refugee Ken Eom discussed his university life in North Korea.
* NK refugee Helen discussed her escape from North Korea.
* Researcher Hye-young Shin discussed lessons she has learned from doing research about NK refugees adjusting to living in South Korea.
* Hwang Cheol discussed his campaign to have his father released from North Korea.
* TNKR co-founder Casey Lartigue Jr. discussed TNKR’s history and background connecting NK refugees with volunteer tutors and coaches.
* Tony Docan-Morgan did the introduction, making TNKR sound like it is a great organization!
* Youngmin Kwon did the behind-the-scenes things that make an event possible, even leading people from the subway.
* Christian Na recorded the event.
* Eunkoo Lee of TNKR and Prof. 임종령 of SUFS made it all happen! Plus we had 8 lovely volunteers from SUFS and an army of translators who made sure that everyone could understand in both English and Korean.