Hyun Lee

U.S. National Organizer, Women Cross DMZ

Region(s): Asia
Country of focus: North Korea, South Korea
Based in United States

Hyun Lee is the U.S. National Organizer of Korea Peace Now!, a women-led global campaign to end the Korean War with a peace agreement. She is a writer for ZoominKorea, an online resource for critical news and analysis on peace and democracy in Korea.

Hyun is an anti-war activist and organizer who has traveled to both North and South Korea. She is a Korea Policy Institute associate and routinely speaks at national and international conferences as well as webinars and public seminars.

Her writings have appeared in Foreign Policy in Focus, Asia-Pacific Journal, and New Left Project, and she has been interviewed by Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, the Thom Hartmann Show, the Ed Schultz Show, and many other news outlets. Hyun obtained her bachelors and masters degrees from Columbia University.