ICAS Summer Symposium 2020: The KOREAN DIASPORA
Challenges and Issues facing The Korean-American Community (KAC)
(Identification, Critical Examination, Goal & Vision, Strategy, and implementation)

in partnership with
George Mason University Center for Korean Studies
The Korea Times
(list in progress)


9:30 AM - 4:30 PM, August 15, 2020
WEBINAR via Google Meets

On-line Registration


Synja P Kim (ICAS Fellow, President and Chairman of the Board)
Opening Remarks

9:15 AM Young Chan Ro (ICAS Fellow; Professor, George Mason University; Director, Center for Korean Studies)
Welcome Remarks

9:30 AM Isabelle Heng* (A rising 12th grader, Ocean City High School, NJ)
Freedom Is Not Free

10:00 AM
Madeline Heng* (A Rising 10th grader, Ocean City High School, NJ)
Freedom and Personal Responsibility

10:30 AM
Olivia Heng* (A rising 11th grader, Ocean City High School, NJ)
America's Founding Principles

11:00 AM
Leena Jang* (A Freshman-to-be, Boston University '20, MA)
Aesthetics and Beauty

11:30 AM
Min Gu Jang* (ICAS Intern in Training)
America's Founding Principles and Their Enduring Legacies

12:00 PM
Esther So* (A rising 9th grader, Centreville High School, VA)
My Aspiration To Become An All American Girl

12:30 PM Paul Koh (ICAS Intern; ICAS Youth Academy; US Army 2LT; USMA'15)
My Message to Youngsters: from ICAS Volunteer through US Military Academy (A video presentation)

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch break

1:30 PM
Soo Kim (Policy Analyst, RAND Corporation)
Success: What Is It? How To Achieve It?

2:30 PM
Sang Joo Kim (ICAS Director, Senior Fellow & Executive Vice President)
A Crisis Is A Catalyst: ICAS Youth Excellence Program: Developing Winning Strategy for College
and Beyond: Raising The Game

Winner Qualifiers* of ICAS Youth Fellowship Award () Contest 2020
Through this program over the years we have advanced many students to American Enterprise Institute, great schools,
Heritage Foundation, Hudson Institute, Ivy League schools, law schools, medical schools, Samsung Corporation,
service academy, US House, US Senate, and the White House towards their career development and personal growth.
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