Dr. Yu Hyun Park

Chair, infollutionZERO Ahn-Sei Foundation Founder, iz HERO Lab

Dr. Yuhyun Park is a social entrepreneur and university researcher who founded infollutionZERO, a non-profit organization in Korea that is focused on raising public awareness of infollution (information pollution) such as cyberbullying and technology addiction, providing digital citizenship training for children, and shaping public policy on internet governance and safety.

In 2013, she was selected as an Eisenhower Fellow (Multi-National Program) as well as the first Ashoka Fellow representing Korea in recognition of her leadership in the social entrepreneurship sector. She has twice won international awards from UNESCO, including the UNESCO King Hamad Bin sa Al-Khalifa Prize for Use of ICT in Education in 2012 and the Wenhui UNESCO Award for Educational Innovation in 2013, for her development of the iz HERO program. iZ HERO is an innovative research-based educational program that teaches digital citizenship to children by using interactive digital media and comprehensive school engagement programs. She was also selected as a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (2015) and was named a member of the Steering Committee of the World Economic Forum's project Shaping the Future Implications of Digital Media for Society. She is currently the Director of Academic Projects at Nanyang Technological University.