April 17, 2020

Hayoung Yoo

ICAS Intern

promoted to

Program Coordinator and Assistant to Vice President of Personnel
The Heritage Foundation
Washington, DC

Dear Friend:

We are pleased to share with you that Hayoung Yoo, ICAS Intern, has been promoted to a position of Program Coordinator and Assistant to Vice President of Personnel of the preeminent public policy think tank Heritage Foundation based in Washington, DC.

It was announced today by Wes Dyck, Vice President of Personnel, and he thanked Hayoung for her demonstrated commitment to the mission and strategy of the Heritage and for her ensuring top-quality service delivery to the Heritage family.

Since joining the Heritage three years ago Hayoug has taken on ever-expanding responsibilities including a new role as program coordinator, and higher-level responsibilities in several important personnel programs.

As the Heritage builds the human capital management syste, which is part of the Heritage's strategic plan, Hayoung is taking a greater responsibility for a variety of personnel programs including performance management, performance goals, and career and talent profiles for the succession plamming program. She will be working to integrate these programs into the Heritage's new platform UltiPro.

Hayoung graduated from University of Maryland in College Park in December 2016, majoring in Government and Politics. She authored "My Coordinate and the Class Issues in the American Context" for which she won an ICAS Youth Fellowship Award, namely, the Becky Norton Dunlop Award for Excellence". In Summer of 2015, she spoke publicly for ICAS for the sixth time, where Hayoung presented and defended "The Founding Principles of America As I Know Them."

Hayoung has been a member of the ICAS Youth Excellence Program of the ICAS Youth Academy since 2001.

She did three internships in her senior year 2016. They were with the Office of the Founder of The Heritage Foundation in Washington DC, Office of the US Senator Bob Casey Jr in Washington, DC, and Foreign Policy Initiative in Washington, DC, respectively.

Hayoung was the fourth ICAS Intern - Hae Jo Chae, Henry Choi, Jin Pyuo Lee - who earned the coveted Internship opportunity with The Heritage Foundation and she is an exemplary fruit of the innovative practice of the ICAS's "Let's Learn More About America" and the "Developing Winning Strategy for College and Beyond" for aspiring youngsters.

She also is currently studying towards an MPA at George Washington University.

Hayoung, a graduate of Hatboro/Horsham High School in 2013, is a daughter of Moon Kyung Yoo and Choon Ki Yoo of Ambler, Pennsylvania.

Thank you.