Women In koRea (WIR 2.0)

Who we are

Women In koRea 2.0 wants to create a PLATFORM for your female PROFESSIONALS to build a strong and sustainable NETWORK which can help to support thier CAREER.

Women In koRea 2.0 consists of 3 working groups as C-Level Mentor group, Middle Level Mentor/Mentee group and Junior Level Mentee group.

WIR Activities

Sponsor 2023

Korn Ferry is a global organizational consulting firm. Its 11,400 experts in more than 50 countries deliver on five core areas: Organization Strategy, Assessment and Succession, Talent Acquisition, Leadership Development and Total Rewards. (Visit kornferry.com for more information) 


  • Christina Ahn

Christina Ahn

Client Partner / Core Mentor of WIR 2.0

Christina Ahn is a Client Partner at Korn Ferry where she is a responsible member of the General Practice mainly covering the Global Consumer/Retail Market and serving as the Market Leader for Professional Search in the Seoul office.  

She has a proven track record of placing C-level executives across a diverse range of industries including luxury/retail, consumer, professional services and technology startups.  Her recruitment experience also spans global mid-level talent search and market mapping.

Public Recognition of WIR mentorship

On International Women's Day 2024, KGCCI's female leadership group, "WIR 2.0," held a kick-off event at the residence of German Ambassador to South Korea H.E. Georg Wilfried Schmidt.

Over 100 participants, notably female executive mentors and mentees from a wide range of industries and companies, attended the event.

Aligned with the theme for International Women’s Day 2024, “Inspire Inclusion,” Dr. Youngmi Cho, executive director of Korean Women’s Movement for Peace, as a keynote speaker stressed “Inclusive Leadership” of women in driving sustainable development in businesses and society.



WIR @ KGCCI in the News – Media Highlights

2024/03/11 KGCCI and German Embassy Hosts ‘Women In koRea’ 6th Mentorship Program

2024/03/04 Insight Korea - Kum-Joo Huh, WIR Co-Chair, Talks About 'Women Leadership

2023/10/25 Insight Korea - Lee Ji-sook, CFO of Bayer Korea, Discusses "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion"

2023/09/30 Insight Korea - May Kim, CEO of Henkel Korea, Pioneering Leadership and Women's Empowerment

2023/07/24 Insight Korea - Hyun-Nam Park, the Record-Breaking KGCCI Chairperson's Vision

2023/03/09 KGCCI’s Female Mentorship Group WIR 2.0 kicks off their 5th generation on the occasion of International Women’s day 2023

2022/03/10 FNNews - "KGCCI female leadership group (Women In koRea) celebrates International Women's Day"

2021/02/24 The DONG-A ILBO - "I give my whole-hearted support to working women in Korea"

2020/06/03 The Korea Herald - "KGCCI’s female leadership group kicks off 3rd mentorship program"

2019/07/02 Maekyung – “International Female Empowerment Spreading in Korea”

2019/05/23 Forbes Magazine Korea – “Why Korean and German female leaders got together”

2019/03/12 Chosun Biz – “KGCCI’s female leadership group WIR awarded for encouraging mentorship program

2018/07/03 News1 – “KGCCI to launch mentorship program to inspire female leadership in Korea”