|▲ Professor Kim Young-ran at Woosong Information College|
Childhood to accomplishment
Professor Kim was born and bred in Nonsan City. She married and led her life to the point of her middle age there. She obtained a doctoral degree in healing missionary at Konyang University Graduate School and is serving as a social welfare professor at Woosong Information College with a couple of additional roles as an operations professor at YJ Self-Education Center and a special professor at Open Cyber University of Korea. Quite recently, however, she is gaining more popularity for being a talented lecturer on women leadership and school parent education and more.
Travelling in the USA
It was her late 30s that she went to the USA to see things around. Feeling the need for study after coming back from the journey, she decided to continue her high school academic career to higher education at Hanmin University at the age of 36. “I just literally poured all my strength into the study at that time and that zeal was the driving force for me to push forward as far as to the doctoral degree.” Her passion being recognized, she was offered a number of places: a social welfare professor at the same university, a formative arts professor at Hannam University and a member of the dream team professors of the Korea University Senior Global Leader Course.
Dreaming of becoming a Korean Oprah Winfrey
Kim has obtained 40 certificates of various fields since her 20s. In other words, we can assume that how busy and how hard she has lived day by day. Making the most of her talent in lecturing, however, she has poured excessive amount of her passion in many talk shows and special lectures nationwide which she duly received explosive response from the audience. She once joined the stage alongside the famous Hanyang University professor Yoo Young-man and the Vision Taxi College chancellor Jung Tae-sung. She says that she feels rewarding whenever she sees the audience laugh, smile and cry at her lecture; and it encourages her to brew her dream of becoming a Korean Oprah Winfrey who delivers happiness to the people through her talented lectures and talk shows.
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