Heemin Yang

Heemin Yang is an Associate at Forward Risk. Prior to joining Forward Risk in 2022, he served in the Republic of Korea Marine Corps and worked for an international NGO rescuing North Korean defectors. He speaks Korean and Mandarin. His pet project is using whole genome sequencing and analyzing historical documents to corroborate 17th-century Korean genealogical records.


Yonsei University, B.A., Political Science and International Relations
Georgetown University, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, M.S., Foreign Service, inaugural McHenry Fellow, Honors Certificate in International Business Diplomacy and Certificate in Asian Studies

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