The Clarke Lecture

Monday, October 21, 2013
Room 700 Clark Hall
Sun-Uk Kim, President Ewha Woman's University Topic: "Gender Equality Legislation in Korea"
Open To:
Donna Hastings

Presented by: Sun-Uk Kim, President Ewha Woman's University President Sun-Uk Kim is the 14th president of Ewha Womans University, since taking office in August 2010, and has been Professor in the School of Law at that same university since 1995. She is a legal scholar holding an LL.D. in Administrative Law from the University of Konstanz, as well as an LLM. And LL.B. from Ewha Womans University, and has published extensively on a number of topics, including gender equality, South Korea’s legal system, human rights, and public policy. From 2005-2007 President Kim serve d as the first female Minister of Government Legislation in Korea, and has held numerous appointments in law and policy associations, including the Committee of Legal Education of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (2008-2010), and the Policy Consultation Committee of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (2007-2009). She is the immediate past President of the Korean Association of Gender and Law (2008-209_ and past Vice-President of the Korean Public Law Association (2003-2004). In addition to her duties as President of Ewha, President Kim is the Chair of the Alumninetzwerk Deutschland-Korea (ADeKo) as sell as a member of the Consultation Committee of the Constitutional Court of Korea. RSVP to Donna Hastings dkh25@cornell.edu