Dayoung (Day) Lee is the research intern at the Center for Transnational Migration and Social Inclusion. By assisting research on the educational policies of refugees, she conducts interviews with current refugees residing in Korea.
By collecting their perspective on current policies, she aims to comprehend the future policy direction and modifications that can be socially inclusive. Prior to joining the center, she has worked as a research assistant at Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI) in 2018, and as an intern at the Geneva office of the World Alliance for Citizen Participation (CIVICUS) in 2017. She has assisted research regarding “Digital openness in Developing Countries”, “Global Startup Ecosystem in African Countries”, and ‘Citizen Participation Openness Through the CIVICUS Monitoring Program”. Additionally, global education and equal opportunity for education is her passion and she has been a teacher at various institutes, volunteer programs, and schools for six years. Moreover, she has written reports titled “Analysis on Violations of Right to Education in the Current Education System: Foreign State Born North Korea Defector Youth”, “Orphans of South Asia: Rohingya’s Cry for Help to India” that center around human rights violations on defectors and refugees and advocates domestic and international attention for protection.