Who: Governor Mifflin High School and World Affairs Council of Greater Reading
What: Governor Mifflin High School students will get the opportunity to discuss the future of North Korea’s weapons program with one of the country’s leading analysts on the topic, Jenny Town. Ms. Town is a keynote speaker for the luncheon series sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Greater Reading. Prior to her speech, she will visit Governor Mifflin High School. The topic of her discussion with students will be Nuclear Negotiations with North Korea: Moving Beyond Summit Diplomacy.
According to the World Affairs Council of Greater Reading website, Jenny Town is a Research Analyst at The Henry L. Stimson Center and the Managing Editor and Producer of “38 North,” a web journal that provides policy and technical analysis on North Korea. She is the former Assistant Director of the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies where she focused on North Korea, US-DPRK relations, US-ROK alliance, and Northeast Asia regional security. She is an expert reviewer for Freedom House’s Freedom in the World Index, where she previously worked on the Human Rights in North Korea Project. She is an Associate Fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute at SAIS, a Member of the National Committee on North Korea, an Associate Member of the Council of Korean Americans and a Senior Fellow for Korea Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council. She serves on the Editorial Board for Inkstick, an online foreign policy journal for emerging scholars.
Where: Governor Mifflin High School
101 S. Waverly Street, Shillington
When: Oct. 10