We are Changemakers
for Changemakers.

Changemakers endeavor to bring positive changes to the world.

About
Root Impact

Root Impact defines Changemakers as those who take interest in various social issues and attempt to find innovative solutions.
We believe that everyone has the potential to drive change, whether they be social entrepreneurs, pro-bono service providers or value-driven consumers. Root Impact is a non-profit organization founded in 2012; it builds a variety of tangible and intangible infrastructures based in Seongsu-dong to gather Changemakers and assist their growth. Root Impact also provides training so that one can embark on a changemaking career path.
Root Impact defines Changemakers as those who take interest in various social issues and attempt to find innovative solutions. We believe that everyone has the potential to drive change, whether they be social entrepreneurs, pro-bono service providers or value-driven consumers. Root Impact is a non-profit organization founded in 2012; it builds a variety of tangible and intangible infrastructures based in Seongsu-dong to gather Changemakers and assist their growth. Root Impact also provides training so that one can embark on a changemaking career path.


Mission

Support people of good-will to realize their vision.

Vision

A better world where everyone engages in resolving issues
with its own genuine way.

Changemaker Types

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Leader
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It is the type of person who is deeply involved in solving social problems. Social venture entrepreneurs and their teams fall into this category.

Supporter
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It is a type of person who provides expertise to solve social problems. Impact investors, pro-bono service providers, value disseminators (media/influencers) fall into this category.

Follower
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It is a type of person who continuously pays attention and supports to solve social problems. Job-seekers in the social sector, value-driven consumers, interested in social issue fall into this category.

Our Priorities

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Changemakers' Cluster

Based in Seongsu-dong, we build various tangible and intangible infrastructure so Changemakers can sustain their changemaking journeys, and cluster together to fan one another’s growth.


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Changemaking Career

We assist learning and career growth so one can grow into a Changemaker and begin creating change.

What We Do

Root Impact provides needed infrastructure to support Changemakers work in a sustainable manner, and assists others embark on a changemaking career.

Changemaker Cluster

Changemaker Career

Partnerships with Purpose

Let us call your attention to companies creating change side by side with us. We eagerly await for more partners to join in our efforts to nurture more Changemakers in our society.

Parnership inquiries

Cornerstone Supporter

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Supported by

J.P.Morgan
Google.org
한국씨티은행
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Board of Directors

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Johan Jaehyong Heo

CEO at Root Impact

Chairperson at Impact Alliance

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Bora Kang

HR (Corporate Culture) at Ground X

Manager, Social Impact Team, Service Planning Team at Ground X

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Yoonmi Eom

Managing Director at C Program

Board of Director at Kakao Impact Foundation, SeeArt Foundation

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Jinhee Lee

Co-CEO at BEAR.BETTER.

Chairperson at Impact Alliance

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Sung Taek Lim

Managing Partner at JIPYONG LLC

Board of Director at DUROO