Minah Kang

Professor at the Department of Public Administration
Ewha Womens University and Former Member of the Supreme Audit Council of Korea

Republic of Korea
Dr. Minah Kang is a professor in the Department of Public Administration at Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea. She is currently the President of KAIDEC (Korean Association for International Development and Cooperation). Until recently, she served the Korean government as the first female Commissioner of the Board of Audit and Inspection, the Supreme Audit Institution of Korea. Since 2018, she has been an active member of the W20, one of the G20 engagement groups focused on gender equality, and in 2022. Her research interests include global health and governance, public accountability, M&E for ODA, women's empowerment, and audit and evaluation for innovation. She has published extensively in internationally recognized public policy and health policy journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, Health Affairs, Asia Pacific Viewpoint, Medical Care, Health Policy, and JAMA. She serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Health Systems & Reform and is an associate editor of BMC Health Services Research. She holds a Ph.D. in Health Policy from Harvard University, a Master of Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA from Ewha Womans University.


Understanding the Role of Gender and Sexuality in Global Health Inequalities: Addressing Biases and Promoting Inclusivity

15.00 - 17.00 (BKK)