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TEDxYonsei - Youngsook Park - Future Design = Round (Korea and Worldwide)

Youngsook, Park - CEO of UN Future Forum, Korea future mother in 2050 For 30 years, Young Sook Park (CEO of the UN Future Forum) was a public affairs officer in the British Embassy and the Director of Culture Affairs in the Australian Embassy in Korea. Now, she is a representative of Korea in many future relations international organizations such as the World future conference, Shaping tomorrow and numerous others. After completion of future strategy specialist program, when she was a diplomat, she wrote a report offering a perspective of future society. She presently works at Yonsei University in the Housing and Interior Design, Human Ecology Department and Daegu Cyber University as an outstanding future prediction professor for 6 years. She gives a lecture on the subject of 'Future Prediction' at Sungkyunkwan University, Department of Social Welfare and numerous media programs such as KBS Economic Seminar and EBS TV lifelong education. She also lectures for various government agencies and large corporations' Human Resource Development Institutes. In 1982, she stated to focus on the childbirth movement after receiving a vision of Korea's destruction. From 1995, she started to foster children abandoned by their parents. In 1998 she founded the South Korea Foster Parents Association. She spreads the idea of a foster care system, which is universal in developed countries. She has also fostered more than 30,000 abandoned Korean children through the movement, 'Foster our children in our home and territory' In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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