Founder and CEO, KAYD, South Korea
Ms Hyeonjin Kim is the CEO of equality tech startup Korean at Your Door (KAYD) Inc.
Having rare skin diseases and living in the States as an ethnic minority, she offers a new type of service where people with disabilities give language lessons to the non-disabled through technology. The company has created over a hundred jobs since, winning the Prime Minister’s Award in 2019 Social Venture Competition.
Before starting her business, she did internships at UNESCO, World Vision, and other institutes and enterprises in the social sector in Korea. She obtained KAIST MBA in 2020. She is passionate about bringing possibilities out to people, especially those who are in need.