Chief Editor & Director of Youth Activist Department
Janice Yoo, who is currently a junior at North London Collegiate School Jeju, is the chief editor and the head of the Youth Activists. Leading the action department of Amnesty Plus, she organizes schoolwide action campaigns such as fundraising events and petitions in order to increase awareness of social injustice as well as providing actual help for victims. She hopes to encourage members of society to engage in the promotion of human rights and bring positive social change. Besides working in Amnesty Plus, Janice also leads the Environmental Studies society in NLCS Jeju in order to raise awareness of worldwide environmental issues and pollution.
Director of Editing Department
Nahyun Park, one of the Chief Editors of Amnesty PLUS, is currently attending St. Paul Preparatory Seoul as a freshman. As a member of Amnesty PLUS, she is responsible for editing and organizing the overall articles. Her goal is to encourage people to become aware of social and political issues occurring around the world. She developed her interest in communicating and cooperating with various people as she played Curling, which is a sport that highly depends on the factor of teamwork. Besides working as the Chief Editor of Amnesty PLUS, she was responsible for the in-school community as the president of the middle school Student Council in SPPS. Her devotion to participate actively in various activities portrays her passion to give a positive influence to the audience.
Caroline Kim, currently a junior at Korea International School Jeju, is one of the chief editors of Amnesty Plus. As a chief editor, she is responsible for editing and organizing the overall articles composed in the editing department. Through Amnesty, she hopes to fulfill her affection for the topic of human rights and spread the positive influence around the globe via Amnesty Plus. Outside of Amnesty PLUS, she pursues other activities such as Student Council, Honor Council, and Korea Herald reporter.
Jungin Choi is a 10th grader of Korean Minjok Leadership Academy. As a chief editor of Amnesty PLUS, she is in charge of editing and organizing Korean articles and articles of KMLA students. She is interested in psychology and minority rights. Outside of Amnesty PLUS, she is a member of clubs that promote improvement of minority rights or raise the issue of Japanese Military Sexual Slavery. Through diverse activities, including Amnesty PLUS, she desires to widen her knowledge on various social issues and human rights. She also wants the world to be concerned about diverse events that happen in the world.
Peter Kang is a Chief Editor in Amnesty PLUS and a sophomore attending Korea International School, Jeju. As a Chief Editor, he is responsible for editing and organizing articles written by editors in Amnesty PLUS. His interest in international human rights issues was sparked by his involvement in MUN and now, in turn, motivates him to participate in various activities addressing humanitarian crises across the globe. Through Amnesty PLUS, he seeks to shed light upon often ignored problems within societies and make a difference both at a local and global level.
Andrew (Sung-Wan) Park
Andrew Park, a senior at Korea International School Pangyo, serves as one of the chief editors of Amnesty Plus. As the chief editor he oversees the documents that are written by Amnesty Plus editors and gives suggestions to make it more impactful and meaningful for both the organization and the editor him or herself. He is also serving as one of the club leaders for Amnesty International at Korea International School Pangyo and has interest in fields particularly in STEM. He hopes that these activities allow more active discussion to happen regarding human rights and further, act as the propelling force for tangible change in the future.
Eugene Han, a senior at Korea International School Pangyo, serves as one of the chief editors of Amnesty PLUS. As a chief editor, he oversees and edits student articles, helping editors voice their thoughts loud and clear. He believes that their voices have the power to combat inequality and, perhaps, contribute to a worldwide change for justice. Outside of Amnesty PLUS, Eugene has been interested in bringing together seemingly disparate academic fields. Most notably, he explores the intersection of computer science and art.
Youth Activist, Chief Editor
Seoyoung Park is the editor of Amnesty PLUS. She currently attends Saint Paul Preparatory Seoul as a freshman. Her role in the organization is to discuss social issues regarding human rights and publish them into articles. As an editor of Amnesty PLUS, she hopes to raise awareness on social issues and inspire others to participate in making positive influences on society through her writings. She is particularly keen to protect the human rights of social minorities formed by gender and racial discrimination. Outside of the organization, Seoyoung is a student who anticipates using many different platforms to communicate ideas about human rights with wider communities.
Lucas Lee is a writer at Amnesty Plus who is a junior attending Korea International School (Pangyo). He firmly believes in the efficacy of disseminating rhetoric on human rights issues to a broader online audience regardless of the scope of a publication, and views Amnesty Plus as a strong medium to achieve such interests. Beyond his involvement in Amnesty Plus, Lucas is an avid sports enthusiast and writer for varied in-school publications at KIS.
Min Kim, a junior at Korean International School Jeju, is one of the chief editors of Amnesty PLUS. She joined Amnesty PLUS due to her interest in human rights and social justice, and she is specifically interested in reporting cases of discrimination and violation of human rights that are often overlooked. As a chief editor, Min hopes to help editors deliver their perspectives on sensitive issues in the most accurate way possible and to eliminate cases of misunderstanding. In her free time, Min enjoys literature and the arts.
(Peter) Yuhwan Chon
Yuhwan Chon will be serving as a new chief editor of Divisions B and D, and he is currently a junior at Korea International School, Jeju Campus. As a chief editor, his roles are to provide feedback for the editors and ensure that the content is appropriate to publish. With Amnesty PLUS, he looks forward to communicating with editors to publish articles that can resonate with the global community. Outside of Amnesty, his interests are history and soccer, and at school he works as an officer in different clubs.
Yelin Hestina Park
Yelin Hestina Park is an editor of Amnesty PLUS. She currently attends Chadwick International as a freshman. With Amnesty PLUS, she hopes to advocate for raising awareness on issues in the status quo and provide means to bring up positive change. Outside of Amnesty PLUS, Yelin pursues other activities such as Student Council, Mu Alpha Theta, and Athletics.
Task Force Director
Lauren Cho works as the Task Force Director of Amnesty PLUS. She is a rising senior at Korea International School Pangyo. As the Task Force Director, Lauren hopes to be able to organize, execute, and cooperate with various projects such as think tanks and the Urgent Action Network to spread awareness and change in regards to various human rights issues. Outside of Amnesty PLUS, Lauren enjoys other activities such as forensics and violin.