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1940 Graduation from Ewha High School, Seoul
1942~1944 Graduation from Ewha Women’s College, Seoul
1950 B.A College of Education, Seoul National University
1954~1956 Sociology major, Lambuth College, Jackson, Tennessee
1958 M.A. Scarritt College, Nashville, Tennessee
1944 ~ 1945 Supervisor, Young Women’s Training Center of Sapgyo Primary School, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea
1952. 11 ~ 1953 Managing Director, Research Institute for Women’s Issues
1958, 63, 65 Lecturer, Department of Social Work, Ewha Women’s University
1959 ~ 1962 Secretary General, National YWCA of Korea
1961 ~ 1970 Board Member, Korean National Council of Women
1964 ~ 1970 President, Research Institute for Women’s Issues, Korea
1964 ~ 1982 Resident Commissioner, National YWCA of Korea
1968 ~ 1972 Vice-president, Korea Chapter, Pan-Pacific Southeast Asia Women’s Association (PPSEAWA)
1993 ~ 1998 Chairperson, Mission for Togetherness
1994 ~ 1997 Board Member, The Kim Dae-jung Peace Foundation for the Asia-Pacific Region, Seoul
1998 ~ 2002 Honorary President, Friends of Love
1998 ~ present Honorary Chairperson, National Sport Festival for the Disabled
1998 ~ present Honorary Chairperson, Community Chest of Korea
1999 ∼ present Honorary President, Korea Support Committee for International Vaccine Institute (IVI)
1999 ∼ present Honorary Chairperson, Habitat for Humanity Korea
1999 ∼ present Honorary President, Korean Cancer Society
1999 ∼ present Honorary Chairperson, “Visit Korea Year” Promotion Committee
2001 ∼ present Honorary President, The Sejong Center Sponsor Organization
2001 ∼ present Honorary Chairperson of the Board of Directors, The Education Foundation for Koreans Abroad
1940. 3 Religion Prize of Ewha Girls’ High School, Seoul
1983. 2 Valiant Woman Award from Church Women United of the United States, NY
1983. 5 Tower Award of Scarritt Colleg, Nashville, TN
1983. 5 Honorary Citizenship, Nashville, TN
1984. 2 1984 Human Rights Award of North American Coalition for Human Rights in Korea, Washington, DC
1987. 9 Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Northeastern University, Boston, MA
1987. 9 Excellent Woman of the Year from California State
1988. 5 Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Washburn University, Topeka, Kan
1989. 9 Model Teacher Citation from General Board of Higher Education and Ministry, United Methodist Church
1994. 11. The 5th World Holy Spirit Service Award from the World Holy Spirit Service Club
1996. 10 Professor Emeritus, Tianjin University, People’s Republic of China
1997. 6 Honorary Doctorate of Religious Education from Coral Ridge Baptist University, Jacksonville, Fla
1998. 2 Grand Order of Mugunghwa, Republic of Korea
1998. 4 Honorary Doctorate of Education from Aoyama Gakuin University, Kokyo, Japan
1998. 5 May 1998 Ewha Emblem, highest honor from Ewha Girls’ High School
1998. 5 Honorary doctorate of Philosophy from Ewha Women’s University
1999. 10 Honorary Doctorate of Literature from Dong-A University, Korea
2000. 1 International Social Welfare Prize of University of Southern California
2000. 2 Speaker at the National Prayer Breakfast, US Congress and the International Diplomatic Luncheon
2000. 9 Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Drew University, Madison, NJ
2000. 10 Distinguished Alumni Award from Seoul National University
2001. 1 Woman of Year 2000 Award from Pearl S. Buck International
2002. 5 Outstanding Leadership in Peace and Justice Award from the Scarritt-Bennett Center, Nashville, TN
2002. 5 Award for Moral Leadership from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
My Love, My Country
(trans. by Rhee Tong-chin), 1997, LA, University of Southern California
Praying for Tomorrow
(trans. by Rhee Tong-chin and ed. by George Oakley TottenⅢ), 2000, LA, University of Southern California