Sori Han

Community Planning Fellow • 2021

University/College Columbia University


Sori Han is a second-year graduate Urban Planning candidate at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Sori was born and raised in Seoul, South Korea and completed her undergraduate studies there at Ewha Womans University in 2018. Before coming to New York City, she worked as a high school geography teacher in Seoul, engaging with youth on the importance of open space in our daily lives, and as a 3D modeling consultant at the Seoul Metropolitan Government, building virtual models of publics facilities for the evaluation of disaster management plans. Her experience as a recent summer intern at The Open Space Institute has allowed her to work on projects to increase access to green spaces for New York State’s marginalized communities. Sori hopes to pursue a career in creating inclusive environments and strategies, particularly for underserved communities.