Project Manager, Governance Innovation
Seongkyul Park is a Project Manager at MIT GOV/LAB, where she amplifies the work of governance innovators from the Global South. Prior to GOV/LAB, she worked as a senior design researcher to improve US public services and policies in areas like public mental healthcare, youth and family services, and affordable housing. She brings 10 years of experience building up the creative capacities of frontline social impact teams — in international development, education, and civil society contexts, including with Proximity Designs in Myanmar. She is passionate about making governance design resources accessible to the courageous and caring innovators found across the power spectrum. Seong has a B.A. in Anthropology from Macalester College, and has worked or researched in Southeast Asia, East and North Africa, and urban America.