Event Information

Dinner and drinks will begin at 5:30pm

Discussion will begin at 6:30pm


Nodutdol for Korean Community Development

53-22 Roosevelt Avenue, 2nd Floor

Woodside, New York

*Street parking is available

*The Nodutdol office is located off of the 7 train at the 52nd Street stop.

We strongly encourage attendees to arrive on time. Seating is limited to 50 with some standing room. Please join Nodutdol on Sunday, March 6th for a candid conversation with well-known political leader and activist Sim Sang Jeung. Currently traveling through the United States, Mrs. Sim will join us in New York to discuss the pending Korean U.S. Free Trade Agreement, the state of Korean peace and reunification and the upcoming 2012 South Korean Presidential Elections. A question and answer session will follow. Please note this is a bilingual event with translation provided for attendees who primarily speak English.

Sim Sang Jeung Bio

Sim Sang Jeung is the current Advisor to South Korea’s New Progressive Party and previously served as the political party’s president. Mrs. Sim became involved in South Korea’s progressive movement through labor organizing during the Park Chung Hee military dictatorship. She was instrumental in the establishment of the country’s national trade unions including the National Council of Trade Unions, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions and the Korean Metal Workers Union. She later went on to become a member of South Korea’s 17th National Assembly. In 2007, she was the 2nd place South Korean Presidential candidate for the Democratic Labor Party. In 2010, she ran in the governor’s race for Gyeonggi Province.