Why Korea?

Korea still has one of the lowest rates of female labor force participation in the OECD— 20 percentage points below the best performers. Women are paid about 37 percent less than men. Females take up just 2 percent of senior management positions—compared to the OECD average of 20 percent.

- Christine Lagarde (Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund)


Program Overview

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Our team recruits high-potential female Korean women interested in pursuing a leadership role in the future. Mentors include leaders in government, international development, law, entertainment and many more!

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WomanUp offers exclusive mentor interviews. These interviews are designed to answer your most pressing questions. This is your opportunity to hear their stories before you request to be matched with your top choice mentor.

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As of July 2018, we have reached a strong network of over 70 women interested in fostering a community of diversity and inclusion.

* Accessible to fellows and mentors only.