Debbie Kwak, Communications Intern
Debbie Kwak is a junior at George Washington University in the University Honors Program, majoring in International Affairs with a minor in Korean Language and Literature. She currently serves as a student representative at the GWU Undergraduate Admissions Office, the Public Relations Director for the GW Vibes Acapella group, and the Membership Director for Generic Theatre Company. Previously, Debbie conducted research with the Elliott School of International Affairs focused on international development and the historically changing definition of nationalism. In the future, she hopes to pursue a career in international diplomacy, advocacy, and foreign policy. She is passionate about promoting women and girls’ education in developing countries and looks forward to growing her knowledge of foreign affairs as a communications intern at WFPG.
Sunyoung Park, Communications Intern
Sunyoung Park is a recent graduate from Kyungpook National University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. She is passionate about advocating for women's rights and has demonstrated this through the creation of three businesses during her university years. Her interests lie at the intersection of business, education, and technology. She successfully secured 30 million (KRW) in funding from the Korean Ministry of SMEs and Startups to establish two education technology businesses, focused on learning Korean and English. She has initiated projects aimed at empowering women, with a particular focus on promoting women's sexuality and enhancing their overall quality of life through diverse community engagement. Sunyoung looks forward to expanding upon these passions as a Communications Intern with the inspiring team members at WFPG.
Rachel Koch, Programs Intern
Rachel Koch recently graduated from Wake Forest University with her BA in Politics and International Affairs and Communication. Her extensive professional experience includes roles such as Immigration Intern at the International Center of Southern Kentucky, Policy and Research Intern at Life Span, and Communication Team Lead at Mzuzah. Her roles involved complex tasks including budget management, asylum application work, and policy analysis. Rachel discovered an interest in multiculturalism, when she served as the President of Delta Xi Phi Multicultural Sorority Inc. Additionally, she has a diverse array of international affairs interests including African affairs, human rights and memory, and learning Mandarin. She is looking forward to developing professional skill sets to help her succeed in the workforce during her time at WFPG.
Caroline Gilmore, Programs Intern
Caroline Gilmore is a junior in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University in the University Honors Program, majoring in International Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Resolution. An avid learner, she tailors her studies to focus on peacebuilding, extremism, and political legitimacy. She currently serves as the Secretary for the DC Consortium for Women, Peace, and Security, and Vice President of Administration for Strategic Crisis Simulations, a student crisis management and wargaming organization. Previously, she interned at Search for Common Ground. Caroline is passionate about advancing women’s meaningful participation in international affairs, and looks forward to contributing to WFPG’s work during her time as a Programs Intern at WFPG.
Euhmin Jung, Programs Intern
Euhmin Jung is a graduate of Ewha Womans University, where she received her BA in English Education and taught English language and culture at a secondary school in Seoul, South Korea. Currently, she is studying to earn her second BA in Teaching Korean as a Foreign Language (KFL). As a programs intern at the Women’s Foreign Policy Group (WFPG) in Washington, DC, Euhmin is learning about international education and program management. In the future, she hopes to become a pioneering educator in South Korea and utilize these diverse international experiences to expand Korea’s education system and schools to the global arena. She looks forward to working alongside the other skilled interns at WFPG.