Mentoring the Next Generation

The purpose of this conference is to inspire, mentor, inform, and network with Korean and Korean American leaders across sectors and industries. The conference will feature panel discussions, seminars, and speakers in the fields of medicine, law, business, entertainment, science, and public service, and is open to the public. Space is limited and registration is required.

September 30, 2017 • 8:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m.
UC Irvine Division of Continuing Education
510 E. Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA 92697
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Co-sponsored by:

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Made possible through the generous support of:

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Keynote Speakers



  • David S. Kim, MD

    Assistant Residency Program Director, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

  • Hyun Jae Seo

    Medical Student
    USC Keck School of Medicine

  • Yanghee Woo, MD

    Associate Professor, Division of Sugical Oncology
    City of Hope

  • Esther Yoon, MD

    Doctor of Family Medicine
    Esther Yoon, MD, Inc.

  • John S. Yu, MD

    Director, Surgical Neuro-Oncology
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Government & Public Interest

  • Joon Bang

    Executive Director
    Korean American Coalition

  • Lisa Kim

    Deputy Attorney General
    Privacy Enforcement & Protection Unit, California Dept. of Justice

  • Sylvia Kim

    Orange County Regional Director
    Asian Americans Advancing Justice

  • Young Kim

    Former California State Assemblywoman

Business & Entrepreneurship

Science & Engineering

  • Mark Bachman

    Co-Founder & CTO
    Integra Devices

  • Sung-Jin Kim

    Founder & CTO
    Hiperwall, Inc.

  • SungWoo Nam

    Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

  • Hye-Won Shin

    Co-founder & Chief Science Officer
    Chiron Total

  • Youn Sim

    Head, Strategic Planning and Sustainability Office
    Los Angeles County Dept. of Public Works


  • Roy Choi

    General Partner
    Knighted Ventures

  • Jay Im

    K&L Gates, LLP

  • Jason Y. Lee

    Jubilee Media

  • Jun Oh

    Senior Vice President, Business Affairs
    Warner Bros. Pictures