You know the who, when, and where of Summit, but you’ve certainly developed a curiosity about the what. Well, here it is: the details on what our Summit speakers will be sharing with you at this mind-blowing event.
Joseph will tell the story of how he went from an orphan living on the streets of North Korea to a student speaking on the TED main stage.
Yeonmi will talk about her life in North Korea, what makes her generation different from the previous one, and her thoughts on how North Korea will be free in her lifetime.
Joo Yang will tell the story of how watching foreign media (including movies from the U.S.) influenced her. She’ll also discuss how the Bridge to North Korea relates to foreign media.
In North Korea, Seongmin was a cross-border smuggler. At Summit, he’ll speak about the effects that smuggling, foreign business, and corruption have on the grassroots changes happening in North Korea.
Peter organized protests and built a network to connect student resistance-leaders in Eastern Europe during the Revolutions of 1989. At Summit, he’ll tell his story about how student movements have the power to change the course of history.
Dr. Terry will talk about the challenges of working on this issue from a government perspective, including what strategies and approaches have been pursued, as well as what has and hasn’t worked.
Nat will talk about his research, the changes in North Korea’s information landscape over the last 10-15 years, and how the North Korean people are overcoming the government’s restrictions.
David Kang, Director of the Korean Studies Institute at USC, will give a brief history of North Korea in a way you’ve never heard before.
Hannah, CEO & President of LiNK, will speak on the gravity of the situation in North Korea, the challenges the people face, and how we can accelerate change in North Korea.
Justin, LiNK’s Vice President, will speak about our generation’s potential to shape the future of North Korea, how we can help shift the narrative on the country to focus on what really matters—the people, and LiNK’s big-picture goals.
North Korean millennials are important, Sokeel will tell you why. As LiNK’s Director of Research & Strategy, Sokeel can give the facts about this generation. He’ll also discuss the emergence of markets, how they are changing society, and why change in North Korea is inevitable.
Sarah, Rescue Teams Manager at LiNK, will give details on how we plan to mobilize our movement and what students can expect from LiNK over the next several years.
As LiNK’s Creative Director, Tony is the driving force behind LiNK’s brand identity. He’ll tell you everything you need to know about our brand, our bigger-picture messaging strategy, and what can be expected from us in the future.
Our Field Manager Sam will video conference in to explain how LiNK’s rescue missions go down, as well as what it’s like to work with refugees the moment they reach freedom.
Simon and Martina of Eat Your Kimchi will give useful tips on how to use the Internet and social media to fundraise and grow your online following.
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