Gender and Science in South Korea

Junga Hwang and Hyunjoo Kim

Junga Hwang and Hyunjoo Kim talk about gender inequality and pursuing a career in science in and out of South Korea.


BIEN2013, the International Conference of Women Scientists and Engineers, in Seoul, South Korea

In 2013, South Korea elected its first woman president, Geun-hye Park. President Park also happens to be an engineer by training. Despite this exciting move forward for professional women in South Korea, they are still underrepresented in science and engineering.

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Publish Date: 01 April 2016

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