Lint Center’s ‘Lee and Byun International Relations and Cultural Awareness’ Scholarship ($500)
WINNER: Magdalena Ji-in Seol (2009)

Magdalena Ji-in Seol holds a B.A. in International Politics from Seoul National University in South Korea. She did her Master’s study in Forced Migration (Refugee Studies) at University of Oxford as the British Chevening Scholar and the Clarendon Fund Scholar. She worked for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Seoul and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris. After getting involved in a series of international volunteer works, she published a book in 2004 based on her experiences.

Read her essay and bio.