Rise to Shine

Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Venue: TI Auditorium (ECSS 2.102), UT Dallas
Admission: Free
Season: 2014-15

Keynote Speaker:

Tina Yoo, Dallas County Judge

“One Hand Forward, One Hand Back”


Session 1: Success and Leadership


  • Esther Lee, VP of Finance/Operations, Samsung Mobile
  • James Mun, CEO, L’Objet
  • Monique Wedderburn, Director, UT Dallas Asia Center
  • Thomas Kim, CFO, Working Solutions

Korean American Leaders in many fields will talk about their efforts and strategies for their success and their role as leaders.


Session 2: Journey to the Future


  • Rosa Oh, CEO, The Oh Group
  • Kathy Richardson, Special Assistant to U.S. Attorney
  • Kim Cooks, Family Judge
  • Monica Kim-Smith Guthrie, Journalist

We will hear about challenges and positive peaks faced on journey to success.


Dinner Speaker: Geun Hye Kim

Director, Houston Korean Education Center

“Embracing Feminine Value”



Register now at www.kowindallas.org

or kowindallas2014.eventbrite.com



Korean Women

Redefine the meaning of leadership and success with Korean Americans from main stream America.

Discover future leaders and develop, nurture and challenge them to be proud female leaders.

Create active mentoring networks between young leaders and leaders from various fields - such as business, education, finance, government, politics and law, medicine, arts, science and technology - and provide the chance to exchange information and expand social activities.

Discuss the ways to discover and develop future leaders with current KOWIN Leaders from New York, Chicago, Washington DC, Atlanta, and Dallas.

For more information contact:
Jung Lee
[email protected]

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