THE KOREA SOCIETY

is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) organization with individual and corporate members that is dedicated solely to the promotion of greater awareness, understanding, and cooperation between the people of the United States and Korea.

Lessons Learned with Tony Lee

Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 6:30 PM
The Korea Society and the Korea Finance Society kick off the New Year with Tony W. Lee, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of One Rock Capital Partners, LLC as he shares personal experiences in the world of finance.Prior to founding One Rock, Mr. Lee was Managing Director at Ripplewood Holdings and also worked in the mergers and acquisitions group at Salomon Brothers in New York. Mr. Lee earned an A.B. in… Read More

Holiday Exclusive Event with YUNA YANG Collection

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 6:00 PM
In celebration of the holiday season, The Korea Society collaborates with YUNA YANG Collection to present an exclusive members’ event. Since its debut at 2010 New York Fashion Week, the luxury women’s wear brand has represented the quality of traditional couture with a modern vision. The collection is featured extensively in publications such as New York Times, Elle, Brides, New York Magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue Taiwan, Vogue Korea, and Style.com.… Read More

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Heungnam Remembered

Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 4:00 PM
Author Ned Forney and retired Admiral J. Robert Lunney discuss the Heungnam Evacuation and Lunney’s “Ship of Miracles” in this special holiday event commemorating the United Nation’s first humanitarian evacuation. Forney speaks to his major Seoul daily release profiling six descendants of those saved, including South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Lunney, who welcomed President Moon to Virginia during his first US visit as President, shares reflections on those harrowing days,… Read More

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JEJU HAENYEO

Friday, December 8, 2017 | 6:00 PM
© David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos / EurophotosJeju is home to the world-famous haenyeo, female divers who gather marine goods for a living. These women have received considerable attention from around the globe. The haenyeo symbolize Jeju women, their unyielding spirit and lead role in boosting the Jeju economy. UNESCO designated Jeju haenyeo as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Magnum Photographer David Alan Harvey stayed in Jeju for… Read More
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