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.

KGCCI WIR Mentorship Program

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 2023, KGCCI's female leadership group, "WIR 2.0," supported by Korn Ferry, held a kick-off event at the residence of German Ambassador to South Korea H.E. Michael Reiffenstuel.

Over 90 participants, notably female executive mentors and mentees from a wide range of industries and companies, attended the event.

Under the theme of “Sowing, Nurturing, Growing,” a renowned knitting artist, Yoon-nam Seo, displayed her artworks as a symbol of women’s solidarity. As a special guest, the 90-year-old artist shared her journey and wisdom on cultivating personal and professional growth.

WIR @ KGCCI in the News – Media Highlights

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”