Jaewon works on projects in Asia, specifically focusing on sustainability consulting and project management in Korea and Japan.
Prior to joining BSR, Jaewon spent three years in Vietnam, where she established and managed an international migrant pre-departure education program for more than 10,000 participants. She also has worked for the International Organization for Migration in Seoul, leading various projects and advising the government on immigration and labor issues. In this latter role, she established government and civil society network relations, obtained resources and funding to build up female migrant and gender-based activities and programs, and helped organize several international conferences. She speaks Korean, English, Japanese, and Mandarin Chinese.
Jaewon has an M.Sc. in Development Management from the London School of Economics, an M.A. in Sociology from Yokohama National University, and a B.A. from Sungshin Women’s University.