ICAS  Summer Symposium

August 10, 2019 Saturday 9:30 AM - 4:45 PM
Merten Hall 1202
George Mason University
Fairfax Virginia

THE KOREAN DIASPORA: Challenges and Issues facing the Korean-American Community(KAC):
Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, Strategy, & implementation

Senior Advisor

Young Chan Ro


Sandra Han
Young Jin Jo
Synwon Yoon


Center for Korean Studies
George Mason
The Heritage Foundation
The Korea Times

Moderator Sang Joo Kim ICAS Senior Fellow & Executive Vice President
9:30 AM Welcome & Opening Remarks: What Are the Issues?
Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow , President and Chairman)
Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Professor George Mason University)
9: 35 AM ICAS Youth Excellence Program: Raising the Game Developing Winning Strategy for College and Beyond: A Value Chain
Sang Joo Kim
10: 35 AM How I Want to Serve My Community When Grow Up
Isabelle Heng (WQ; ICAS Volunteer; A rising 11th grader, Ocean City High School, NJ)
11: 05 PM Helping the Less Fortunate and Humanity
Leena Jang (WQ; ICAS Volunteer; A rising 11th grader, Upper Doublin High School, PA)
11: 35 AM My Growth Strategy
Madeline Heng (WQ; ICAS Volunteer; A rising 9th grader, Ocean City High School, NJ)
12: 05 PM Lunch
1: 05 PM My Journey to American Dream
Abigail Yang (WQ; ICAS Intern; George Washington University ’18)
1: 35 PM Freedom and Personal Responsibility
Simeon Park (WQ; A rising 10th grader, Abington High School PA)
2: 05 PM Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery
Min Gu Jang (WQ; ICAS Intern in training)
2: 35 PM A Video Presentation: My Message to Youngsters: from ICAS Volunteer to West Point
Paul Koh (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; USMA’15; US Army 2LT)
2: 50 PM What Is My Identity?
Olivia Heng (WQ; ICAS Volunteer; A rising 10th grader, Ocean City High School, NJ)
3: 20 PM Success: What Is It? How To Achieve It?
Ok Choon Park (Affiliate Faculty, School of Education, George Mason University, VA)
4: 20 PM Adjourn
6: 00 PM ICAS Liberty Award Reception and Dinner
Upcoming ICAS Programs

ICAS Liberty Tennis Classic Invitational
September 14, 2019 Saturday 3:00 PM – 10:45 PM
Army Navy Country Club Tennis Center, Arlington Virginia

ICAS Fall Symposium: The Korean Peninsula Issues
October , 2019, US Congress, Washington, DC
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