Youri Chung

Youri Chung

Post-Masters Research Fellow September 2019 - August 2020
Gender politics in Asia, economic and political capacity, human rights


Youri Chung, graduated from Harvard Kennedy School’s MPA class of 2019. She is from South Korea and has over 15 years of professional experience in leadership, strategic HR management and corporate communication roles.

Her research interests primarily focus on innovation for public policy, particularly around gender and Public-Private Partnership.

During her academic year at HKS, she obtained the HKS Certificate in Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences (MLD) and was admitted to ‘From Harvard Square to the Oval Office’: A Political Campaign Practicum, a non-partisan initiative of the Women and Public Policy Program (WAPPP) which enabled her to discover a new perspective on gender issue through the variety lectures and seminars.

She served as a Vice President for Professional development of Kennedy School Student Government (KSSG) and co-chaired Korea Caucus, a Student Organization at HKS. She is also an award-winning writer and a certified professional coach.