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Alumni Spotlight: Jisoo Kang '18

Born in South Korea but at home in Barcelona, Jisoo Kang '18 attended ASB for eight years. She is currently studying Business Technology Management and Analytics at the University of British Columbia.
Jisoo Kang
Jisoo Kang

Born in South Korea but at home in Barcelona, Jisoo Kang ‘18 attended ASB for eight years. Her younger brother, Jiho, is currently in Grade 11. Jisoo is currently studying Business Technology Management and Analytics at the University of British Columbia, while also working at SAP as a Product Strategy Intern in their Augmented BI team.



What experiences or teachers from ASB might have inspired who you are today?

“I have amazing memories of all of my teachers. It was Mr. Cook in IB HL Economics, though, who taught me how to persevere through a challenge. I initially struggled to adapt to HL Economics, and Mr. Cook provided stable support for me to forge ahead and complete the course with a strong finish.”

Tell us a little about any extracurricular or service activities you were involved in at ASB.

“I was the Fundraising Coordinator for BCNMUN. It was one of my first long-term project experiences, and I learned a lot about teamwork and professional behavior.”

What would be a favorite ASB memory?

“I loved International Day! There weren’t many Korean families when I attended ASB, so it was an amazing opportunity to share my culture with the ASB community.”



In your opinion, what makes ASB special?

“It’s the people that make ASB special. It’s fascinating how students, teachers, and staff members from all around the world come together and create a family.”

If you could describe ASB in one word, what would it be?

“Supportive.”



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Contributed: April 2021

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