38 Notable alumni of
Ewha Womans University

Ewha Womans University is 373rd in the world, 72nd in Asia, and 9th in South Korea by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 38 notable alumni from Ewha Womans University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates along with research and academic staff.

  1. Claudia Kim

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    Claudia Kim
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    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actormodel
    Biography

    Kim Soo-hyun, also known as Claudia Kim, is a South Korean actress and model. She made her debut in November 2006 when she starred in the television drama Queen of the Game.

  2. Yūko Fueki

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    Yūko Fueki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorsinger
    Biography

    Yuko Fueki is a Japanese–Korean actress. She is most popular in South Korea, where she is known as Yoo Min.

  3. Lee Yu-bi

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    Lee Yu-bi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1990-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    actormodelfilm actor
    Biography

    Lee Yu-bi is a South Korean actress.

  4. Kim Hye-ja

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    Kim Hye-ja
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorstage actor
    Biography

    Kim Hye-ja is a South Korean actress. Best known to South Korean audiences as the archetypal mother figure in popular television series such as Country Diaries, What Is Love?, My Mother's Sea, and Roses and Beansprouts, Kim drew international critical acclaim in the 2009 noir thriller Mother. In 2019, she gained critical acclaim for her acting in The Light in Your Eyes.

  5. Kim Yeo-jin

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    Kim Yeo-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Kim Yeo-jin is a South Korean actress and activist. Kim made her acting debut in the stage play What Do Women Live For in 1995, and has since remained active in film and television, drawing praise for her supporting roles in Im Sang-soo's Girls' Night Out (1998), Lee Chang-dong's Peppermint Candy (2000), and Im Kwon-taek's Chi-hwa-seon (2002).

  6. Ryu Gwan-sun

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    Ryu Gwan-sun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1902-1920 (aged 18)
    Occupations
    political activist
    Biography

    Yu Gwan-sun was a Korean independence activist organizer in what would come to be known as the March First Independence Movement against Imperial Japanese colonial rule of Korea in South Chungcheong. The movement was a peaceful demonstration by the Korean people against Japanese rule. Ryu became one of the most famous figures in this movement and later a symbol of Korea's fight for independence.

  7. Jun Hee-kyung

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    Jun Hee-kyung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1975-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jun Hee-kyung is a South Korean conservative politician who is a member of the National Assembly from right-wing Liberty Korea Party (LKP) since 2016. Before joining the politics, she was the secretary-general of Centre for Free Economics.

  8. Park Hae-mi

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    Park Hae-mi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    film actoractor
    Biography

    Park Hae-Mi is a South Korean actress. She is best known as a musical theatre actress, starring in stage productions of Mamma Mia!, 42nd Street, and Really Really Like You. Park rose to mainstream popularity with her roles in the television drama Dear Heaven and the sitcom High Kick!.

  9. Kim Yoon-ok

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    Kim Yoon-ok
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kim Yoon-ok is a South Korean academic administrator who was the First Lady of the Republic of Korea.

  10. Kim Kyung-ran

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    Kim Kyung-ran
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    television presenter
    Biography

    Kim Kyung-ran is a South Korean television personality and former announcer. She was a cast member in the reality show The Genius: Rules of the Game, and is a cast member in the reality show The Genius: Grand Final.

  11. Lee Myung-Hee

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    Lee Myung-Hee
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Lee Myung-hee is a South Korean business magnate and the chairwoman of the Shinsegae Group. She is the youngest daughter of Lee Byung-chul, founder of the Samsung Group and the sister of the former late chairman Lee Kun-Hee. Lee became the company's chairwoman in 1997 following its separation from Samsung and is credited for growing it into the country's second-largest retailer. With an estimated net worth of $840 million she is one of the wealthiest people in South Korea and was ranked 20th on Forbes 2017 list of 50 Richest Koreans.

  12. In Jae-keun

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    In Jae-keun
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1953-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    In Jae-keun is a South Korean politician and democracy activist. In 1985, her husband Kim Geun-tae was arrested and tortured by the government of Chun Doo-hwan for his pro-democracy activism. In 1987, In was awarded the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award along with her husband for her role in publicly exposing his detention and torture. After Kim's death, she was elected as member of national assembly for Dobong A, Seoul in 2012. Dobong A was Kim's constituency from 1996 to 2008.

  13. Grace Park

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    Grace Park
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Grace Park is a retired South Korean professional golfer on the LPGA Tour. She was a member of the LPGA Tour from 2000 until her retirement in 2012 and won six LPGA Tour events, including one major championship, during her career.

  14. Kwak Min-jeong

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    Kwak Min-jeong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Kwak Min-jeong is a South Korean former competitive figure skater. She is the 2011 South Korean bronze medalist, the 2010 South Korean silver medalist and the 2009 Junior national champion. Kwak was also a member of the South Korean Olympic Team at the 2010 Winter Olympics, where she placed 13th in the ladies' event.

  15. Kim Il-yeop

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    Kim Il-yeop
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1896-1971 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    poetjournalistnunactivistautobiographer
    Biography

    Kim Il-yeop or Kim Iryŏp, was a Korean writer, journalist, feminist activist, and Buddhist nun. Her given name was Kim Wonju (hanja: 金元周). Her courtesy and dharma name was Iryeop (Korean: hanja; Hanja: 一葉).

  16. Lee Sun-young

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    Lee Sun-young
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Lee Sun Young is a Korean announcer for the Korean Broadcasting System. She is widely known for announcing sports in the program 'KBS Today Sports'. She specializes in sports and was a sportscaster for the 2006 Asian Games held in Doha but also appears in the hit program 'Vitamin'.

  17. Lee Ae-ran

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    Lee Ae-ran
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in Ewha Womans University
    Graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    social activist
    Biography

    Lee Ae-ran is an activist. After her grandparents defected to South Korea, she and her family were sent to a North Korean labor camp. She was imprisoned for eight years. In 1997, she ran away to South Korea after an American relative published a memoir stating that Lee's father was involved in anti-regime efforts.

  18. Bae Su-ah

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    Bae Su-ah
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Bae Suah is a South Korean author and translator.

  19. Esther Park

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    Esther Park
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1877-1910 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Esther Pak was a Korean physician; she was the first Korean woman to practice Western medicine in the country.

  20. Yun Yea-Ji

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    Yun Yea-Ji
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1994-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Yun Yea-ji is a South Korean figure skater. She is the 2008 South Korean Junior champion and competed at two Four Continents Championships. Her best result was 12th at the 2011 Four Continents.

  21. Moh Yoon-sook

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    Moh Yoon-sook
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1910-1990 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    poetwriterjournalistpolitician
    Biography

    Moh Youn Sook is a well known Korean female poet.

  22. Kim Myung-sun

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    Kim Myung-sun
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1896-1951 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    writerpoetfilm actorjournalistautobiographer
    Biography

    Kim Myeong-sun was a female Korean novelist and poet of the early 20th century.

  23. Chung Hyun Kyung

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    Chung Hyun Kyung
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Chung Hyun Kyung is a South Korean Christian theologian. She is a lay theologian of the Presbyterian Church of Korea, and is also an Associate Professor of Ecumenical Theology at Union Theological Seminary in the United States.

  24. Pak Un-jong

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    Pak Un-jong
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Pak Un-jong or Park Un-jong is a South Korean bioethics expert previously served as President Moon Jae-in's first chairperson of Anti-Corruption and Civil Rights Commission. She is the sixth person and second woman to lead the Commission ever since it was created in 2008.

  25. Choi Bo-in

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    Choi Bo-in
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    beauty pageant contestant
    Biography

    Choi Bo-in is a beauty pageant contestant who represented Korea in Miss World 2008 in South Africa. She studied International Studies at the Ewha Womans University.

  26. Cho Hae-jin

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    Cho Hae-jin
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Cho Hae-jin is a South Korean writer.

  27. Jin Eun-young

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    Jin Eun-young
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    poetwriterphilosopher
    Biography

    Jin Eun-young is a South Korean poet and philosopher. She has been praised by the poet Choi Seung-ja, who said “I’ve finally found a poet whom I can call my true successor."

  28. Sharon Har

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    Sharon Har
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    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Sharon E. Har is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives since January 2013 representing District 42. Har served consecutively from January 2007 until 2013 in the District 40 seat. In February 2021, Har was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated. Har told officers "Black Lives Matter" in an attempt to salvage her desire to run for Governor of Hawai'i, according to police body camera footage.

  29. YoungJu Choie

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    YoungJu Choie
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Ewha Womans University
    Studied in 1982
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    YoungJu Choie is a South Korean mathematician who works as a professor of mathematics at the Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH). Her research interests include number theory and modular forms.

  30. Kim Hyeon-jung

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    Kim Hyeon-jung
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1992-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Kim Hyeon-jung is a South Korean figure skater. She is the 2008 & 2009 South Korean silver medalist.

  31. Mina Cheon

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    Mina Cheon
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1973-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    Mina Cheon is a Korean American new media artist, scholar, and educator. Since 1997, she has been living between Baltimore, New York, and Seoul.

  32. Whang Youn Dai

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    Whang Youn Dai
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    physiciancommunity leader
    Biography

    Dr Whang Youn Dai is a Korean physician known for her work on the welfare of people with disabilities and her advocacy of sports for those with disabilities. The Whang Youn Dai Achievement Award is named in recognition of her contributions to Paralympic sport.

  33. Kim Hei-sook

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    Kim Hei-sook
    Years
    1950s
    Occupations
    academicphilosopher
    Biography

    Kim Hei-sook is a South Korean academic and university administrator. She has been a professor of philosophy at Ewha Womans University since 1987, and was elected president of the university in 2017.

  34. Meehyun Chung

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    Meehyun Chung
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    professor
    Biography

    Meehyun Chung is a professor of the United Graduate School of Theology in Yonsei University and serving as the first female chaplain of Yonsei University. She was the editor of Korean Journal of Systematic Theology (ISSN 1226-3656).

  35. Kyunghwa Lee

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    Kyunghwa Lee
    Occupations
    artist
    Biography

    KyungHwa Lee is a visual artist and new media artist exploring the experimental nature of contemporary art from the perspectives of architecture, fashion, and philosophy.

  36. Suki Seokyeong Kang

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    Suki Seokyeong Kang
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    paintermultimedia artist
    Biography

    Suki Seokyeong Kang is a Seoul-based multimedia artist. Her work includes combinations of painting, installations, sculpture, and choreography, inspired by traditional Korean methods and arts.

  37. Ji-Seon Kim

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    Ji-Seon Kim
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    scientistresearcherphysicist
    Biography

    Ji-Seon Kim is a South Korean physicist. She holds the position of Professor in the Department of Physics and Centre for Plastic Electronics at Imperial College London.

  38. Chung Il-mi

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    Chung Il-mi
    Born in
    South Korea Flag South Korea
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    golfer
    Biography

    Chung Il-mi, or Il-Mi Chung is a South Korean professional golfer. She was born in Busan and attended Ewha Womans University. She turned professional in 1995 and joined the LPGA of Korea Tour where she has eight wins. She qualified for the LPGA Tour via the 2003 LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament.