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Park Geun-hye


Education and Honorary Degrees
1970Graduated from Sacred Heart Girls’ High School, Seoul, Korea
1974BS in Electronic Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
1987Honorary Doctorate in Literature, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan
2008Honorary Doctorate in Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea
2008Honorary Doctorate in Politics, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
2010Honorary Doctorate in Politics, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
Acting First Lady
1974-to date
Director of the Yukyoung Foundation
1994-to date
Member of the Korean Writers’ Association
Lawmaker in the 15th National Assembly
Member of the Commerce, Industry and Energy Committee
Member of the Special Committee on Women’s Affairs
Vice-chairperson of the Grand National Party
Lawmaker in the 16th National Assembly
Member of the Unification, Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee
Member of the Gender Equality and FamilyAffairs Committee
Member of the Science, Technology,
Information and Telecommunication Committee
2002, May-Nov.
Party President of the Korea Coalition for the Future
Chairperson of the Grand National Party’s Presidential Election Committee
Member of the Standing Steering Committee of the Grand National Party
Lawmaker in the 17th National Assembly
Member of the National Defense Committee
Member of the Government Administration and Local Autonomy Committee
Member of the Environment and Labor Committee
2004, March-2006
Chairperson of the Grand National Party
Candidate in Grand National Party presidential
primary for the 17th Presidential Election
Lawmaker in the 18th National Assembly
Member of the Health, Welfare and Family Affairs Committee
Member of the Strategy and Finance Committee
2011, Dec.-May 2012
Chairperson of the Emergency Committee of the Saenuri Party
2012, May-Dec.
Lawmaker in the 19th National Assembly
2012, Aug.-Dec.
Presidential candidate of the Saenuri Party in the 18th Presidential Election
2012, Dec.-to date
President-elect for the 18th presidential term.

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