Dr Wha-Jin Han
President, Center for Women In Science, Engineering and Technology, Republic of Korea
Wha-Jin Han is the president of the Center for Women In Science, Engineering and Technology (WISET), Korea. She obtained a BS and MS degree majoring in chemistry from the Korea University and PhD in physical chemistry division from the University of California at Los Angeles, USA. Since 1993, she has worked as a senior research fellow in Korea Environment Institute (KEI), which is funded by the government, as an expert in environment field(air pollution and climate change policy) and also has been a vice-president of KEI for a long time. For women in STEM field, she has served as a vice-president in the Korea Federation of Women’s Science & Technology Association. She is currently a member of the Advisory Committee for women policy of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family.