As a Chairperson of Diversity and Inclusion Committee of Standard Chartered Bank Korea and now a member of Global D&I Council, HyonJoo has promoted Advancing Women’s Leadership by influencing Korea HR, Executive Committee and CEO to offer a variety of advancement programs and policies. These include Women Development & Leadership, Unconscious Bias Training for line managers, succession planning of key positions, and an on-site Day Care Centre at head office. She launched a Parents & Caregivers Network to support work life balance of working parents, and hosted #BeBoldForChange, #PressForProgress and #HeForShe Gender Equality Forums. Externally, HyonJoo has served as a Steering Committee Member of Korea Network of Women in Finance since 2014, and has driven various industry wide women initiatives including hosting local forums and International Women Conference with influential speakers. The Conference served as a breakthrough occasion for Korea to change gender perception and learn from advancing institutions like Standard Chartered. Beyond her industry, with the support of SCBK Women Network, HyonJoo launched SoongEui Girls’ Highschool mentoring program and has arranged several corporate tours and career coaching sessions, with the aim of instilling social and economic skills in less privileged teenage girls.