Jinyoung Hwang is the Event and Program Coordinator and Program Manager for Dalai Lama Fellows at the Contemplative Sciences Center at the University of Virginia. In this role, she oversees operational facets of the center’s program and related activities and supports the associate director of Dalai Lama Fellows with fellow recruitment, planning the contemplative leadership assembly, and engagement with the community of lifeLong fellows. Prior to joining CSC in 2016, Jinyoung worked for over 10 years in the public sectors as a global recruiter and an administrator in South Korea.
Jinyoung has an M.A. in Korean Linguistics from Yonsei University. Currently, she is pursuing an M. Ed. in the Educational Psychology Social Foundations program at UVA. In addition to her work with CSC, Jinyoung enjoys exploring a wide range of mindfulness, embodiment, and meditation practices.