Eddie Kaufholz

The New Activist 008 : Hannah Song

Eddie Kaufholz
The New Activist 008 : Hannah Song

Hannah Song is leading people from oppression and fear, to freedom and hope. Compelled by her history and propelled by the promise of liberty, her humble beginnings as an volunteer have led her to life-changing activism.

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Hannah Song is President and CEO of Liberty in North Korea (LiNK). LiNK is an international NGO with full-time staff in Los Angeles, New York, Seoul and Southeast Asia. LiNK assists North Korean refugees in China, helping them escape safely to Southeast Asia and then on to South Korea or the United States. The organization provides resettlement assistance to help new arrivals adjust to their new societies, as well as longer term empowerment programs to support individuals in fulfilling their potential. LiNK also utilizes multiple strategies to change the narrative on North Korea. Hannah regularly speaks at international forums and to the media on North Korea related issues.

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When we talk to our North Korean friends and we share our dreams for the future...it makes me very hopeful.
— Hannah Song, The New Activist