The Women in Nuclear Korea (WiN Korea) is a it nonprofit organization which has about 500 women experts working in the field of nuclear energy and radiation, such as nuclear industries, research institutes, regulatory authorities, medicine and health care in Korea. Members of WiN Korea pursue to share their knowledge and experiences for the public and contribute to the social community through outreach activities to enhance the understanding and public awareness of nuclear energy and radiation application.
Founded in 2000, WiN Korea is one of national Chapter of the Women in Nuclear Global (WiN Global), a global network of more than 35,000 members from 120 countries (national Chapters) and international organizations. The members have a common commitment to provide information and communicate with the public, especially for women and next generations to promote a better understanding of nuclear.
After Fukushima accident, anxiety and fear about nuclear power and radiation have been increased around our society. As nuclear experts, WiN members feel more responsibilities to correct the misconceptions with facts. Therefore WiN Korea will deploy more diverse outreach programs for the students, teachers and public. WiN Korea would like to do our best to contribute to building a reasonable and happy society by providing the people with the right information on nuclear energy and radiation.