Seokhyun founded the non-profit organization Microphone Initiative, which has impacted over 700 students across 35 countries through workshops and hackathons on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, Seokhyun successfully shifted the organization to online platforms, accelerating the growth and impact of the UN SDGs. Microphone Initiative is now recognized as a top 100 RISE global project, powered by Schmidt Futures and Rhodes Trust. Seokhyun’s dedication to youth inclusion and advocacy for children’s rights in education has earned him recognition from renowned publications like Forbes and Fast Company. His message to the world is to push the limits of what is possible, rejecting boundaries and striving for positive change.
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