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PROFILE

PROFILE OF PRESIDENT Park Geun-hye

Place of Family Register
107 Park Chung-hee-ro, Gumi, Gyeongsangbuk-do
Place of Birth
25 Dongseong-ro 5-gil, Jung-gu, Daegu
Date of Birth
February 2, 1952

Education and Honorary Degrees

1970
Graduated from Sacred Heart Girls' High School, Seoul, Korea
1974
BS in Electronic Engineering, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
1987
Honorary Doctorate in Literature, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan
2008
Honorary Doctorate in Science, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea
2008
Honorary Doctorate in Politics, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
2010
Honorary Doctorate in Politics, Sogang University, Seoul, Korea
2014
Honorary Doctorate in Law, Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany

Career

1974-1979
Acting First Lady
1974-2012
Director of the Yook Young-soo Memorial Foundation
1994-to date
Member of the Korean Writers' Association
1998-2000
Lawmaker in the 15th National Assembly
Member of the Commerce, Industry and Energy Committee
Member of the Special Committee on Women's Affairs
1998-2002
Vice-chairperson of the Grand National Party
2000-2004
Lawmaker in the 16th National Assembly
Member of the Unification, Foreign Affairs and Trade Committee
Member of the Gender Equality and FamilyAffairs Committee
Member of the Science, Technology, Information and Telecommunication Committee
2002, May-Nov.
Party President of the Korea Coalition for the Future
2003
Chairperson of the Grand National Party's Presidential Election Committee
Member of the Standing Steering Committee of the Grand National Party
2004-2008
Lawmaker in the 17th National Assembly Member of the National Defense Committee
Member of the Government Administration and Local Autonomy Committee
Member of the Environment and Labor Committee
2004, March-2006
Chairperson of the Grand National Party
2007
Candidate in Grand National Party presidential
Primary for the 17th Presidential Election
2008-2012
Lawmaker in the 18th National Assembly
Member of the Health, Welfare and Family Affairs Committee
Member of the Strategy and Finance Committee
2011, Dec.-May 2012
Chairperson of the Emergency Committee of the Saenuri Party
2012, May-Dec.
Lawmaker in the 19th National Assembly
2012, Aug.-Dec.
Presidential Candidate of the Saenuri Party in the 18th Presidential Election
2012, Dec.
Elected President for the 18th Presidential Term
2013, Feb.-to date
President of the Republic of Korea