The Asia Foundation Announces New Trustees

San Francisco, July 26, 2017 — The Asia Foundation, a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia, announces the election of two new members to its Board of Trustees at its meeting May 22, 2017: Ms. Winnie C. Feng and Mr. Moon Kook-Hyun.

  • Winnie C. Feng is an information specialist and a member of the Society of American Archivists. She has served on the Executive Committee for Friends of Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. An advocate of children’s education, she initiated the Children’s Language Program at the China Institute in America. She currently co-chairs the Alumni Parents Council at the Saint David’s School in New York City where she is also the school’s Library Archivist. She and her husband Michael support programs in the arts, education, and research into modern Chinese history. Ms. Feng holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and Columbia University.
  • Moon Kook-Hyun is the president & CEO of Hansoll Textile Ltd, and the Chairman & CEO of the New Paradigm Institute. He is the former president and chief executive officer of Yuhan-Kimberly, Limited, a 70:30 joint venture company between Kimberly-Clark Corporation and Yuhan Corporation in Korea. Mr. Moon has been an environmental leader for 30+ years. He initiated “Keep Korea Green,” the first company-sponsored environmental campaign in Korea in 1984, which created mountain paths, “Forest for Schools,” “Forest for Life,” “Forest for Peace,” “Northeast Asia Forest Forum,” and numerous educational activities for students, newly-weds, and opinion leaders in the country. His efforts on environmental protection and education have been recognized by the United Nations Environmental Program with its prestigious award, named “Global 500 Roll of Honor,” in 1997. He also received the Asian Environmental Award from Korea/Japan Daily Consortium in 1998. Mr. Moon also served as president of the Creative Korea Party from 2007 to 2009. He received a bachelor’s degree in English and Business Administration from HanKook University of Foreign Studies and a master’s degree in Business Administration from Seoul National University.

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