Jung Ran Lim is Senior Director of International and Advanced Leadership Programs at The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars. She establishes strategic partnerships with universities and organizations abroad, develops and implements international initiatives and programs that are funded by corporations, foundations or foreign governments. Jung currently serves as a board member of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP DC) and a member of the Korean Women International Network (KOWIN). She also served on the Board of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of DC (YNPNdc) and of the Angels and Doves Foundation.


1. How do you define a leader?
A leader is someone who knows the needs of other people, see the potential of them and is able to help them reach their potential and grow as a leader for other people by providing guidance.

2. What does naisA Global do for leaders?
naisA Global creates opportunities for future leaders to receive guidance through mentoring/advising sessions.

3. What do you want to achieve as a leader?
I would like to help each individual not only see themselves as a leader but also see their role in this globalized world and prepare for it.

4. Who is or would be a good minority role model?
Someone who is successful in what he/she is doing and making positive impacts in society by influencing other people.

5. What is some advice you would tell your past self?
Never give up when you feel like you failed or wasted your time as your life is a puzzle and you are making each puzzle piece that will create a beautiful picture at the end