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Julie Yang

Julie Yang

BA in English Literature and Language and Journalism, Chonnam National University in Korea

Experience: Producer on the 70th anniversary concert of United Nations

Areas of Interest: Music, TV/film, Fine arts, Video/digital media, Arts/music festivals, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Media market leader of Worldwide media group in Asia 

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? The program covers various areas of the arts and interdisciplinary classes which is very conducive to the future of my career.

Favorite (song/movie/show/festival/exhibition … )? I love Jazz, usually quartet style and would like to be involved in the Jazz festival in Chicago.

What are you most looking forwards to about the MSLCE program? All of classes and the summer internship

What is your favorite Chicago landmark/attraction, or what are you most excited to visit? I’ve never been to Chicago, so I’m very excited to live there. I really want to go a live Jazz bar.

If you could have lunch with one person, who would it be? I would like to have lunch with Oprah Winfrey, she has tremendous stories of her life, and I respect her.  She has overcame challenges and obstacles as a woman. So if I have chance, I want to listen in directly to her story.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be? Barcelona

If someone made a movie about your life, what would it be called and who would play you? Madonna, Little Shiny Light

What thought or message would you put in a fortune cookie? You win!

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? An organization that builds schools in underprivileged countries

Which leader or influential figure inspires you the most and why? Han Biya, she is a Korean explorer. I read her book in high school and I was so impressed by her world experiences and after reading her story I started to think about my own dreams. So her book is kind of cornerstone of my life.

What is the most significant word for you? “How”

Where are you from? Seoul, Rep.of Korea