Professor at the Graduate School of Interpretation and Translation, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Korea, she was the first Korean to receive a conference interpretation diploma(Korean, French, English). Currently as president of the Corea Image Communication Institute, she manages the Korea CQ forum which aims to promote a positive image of Korea. She is also a member of the National Image Promotion Board. She received major awards including the Palme Academique and Legion d’Honneur from the French government for her contribution to education, communication and cultural exchange as well as the Prix Danica Seleskovitch from Association of Danica. She also authored numerous books including Interpretation, Translation and Foreign Languages, Dare to Become an Interpreter, Teaching Foreign Languages to Children, English Expressions Most Misunderstood by Koreans.