Christine Ahn is the founder and Executive Director of Women Cross DMZ, a global movement of women mobilizing to end the Korean War and ensure women’s leadership in peace building. In 2015, she led 30 international women peacemakers across the De-Militarized Zone (DMZ) from North Korea to South Korea. They walked with 10,000 Korean women on both sides of the DMZ and held women’s peace symposia in Pyongyang and Seoul where they discussed how to end the war. She has addressed the United Nations, the US Congress, and ROK National Human Rights Commission, and is a regular contributor to the media, including The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, MSNBC, and Democracy Now! Christine is the co-founder of the Korea Peace Network, Korea Policy Institute, and Global Campaign to Save Jeju Island. She has a Masters in foreign policy from Georgetown University.