South Korea | Humphrey Fellow
Jinae is a deputy director at the Ministry of Land, Transportation and Maritime Affairs of South Korea. The country’s first female civil engineering deputy director, she has previously worked for seven years at different bureaus, including the Road Construction, the Railroad Construction, and the Urban Development Bureaus. She planned and promoted several government development projects; in particular, she implemented and reformed city development policies and regulations. She holds a B.S. degree in civil engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology. At MIT, she will focus on urban regeneration through declining district redevelopment.