|Areas of Interest||North Korea
Yeon-mi Park was born in Hyesan, North Korea. She is now a junior at Dongguk University in Seoul where she majors in Criminal Justice. She has been published in a number of newspapers including the Washington Post and has been a featured guest on Voice of America, Radio Free Asia, BBC2, SBS Insight. She is a regular guest on a South Korean TV variety show called Now On My Way to Meet You, a program that attempts to bridge the gap between North and South Koreans. She is a Media Fellow at Freedom Factory Co. Ltd. and is co-host of the English-language TV podcast Casey Lartigue and Yeonmi Park Show. She is a volunteer with NAUH (Now, Action, Unity and Human Rights) and is the volunteer Ambassador of Teach North Korean Refugees program.