“It is more blessed to give than receive,” the Bible says. Most people know that this is true—however, they seldom make this statement come true, because it is also much harder to give than to receive. To make this hard job easier, the talent donation coordinators come on the scene. Ko Young (’96, Political Science), the head of Korea’s first talent donation coordinating organization, the Social Consulting Group (SCG) and also a proud alumni of Korea University (KU), talks about this upcoming field of occupation and also about pro bono work in Korea.
GT: Who are talent donation coordinators? What activities do they do and what is required to become a talent donation coordinator?
KO: A talent donation coordinator is literally a person who matches those who have the talents with those who need the talent donation. This is an occupation that comes in various types in all fields of industry, such as business, education, and social work. Talent donation coordinators not only serve as a simple link, but also do the work as consultants on certain pr