Saerom (Alice) Youn joined ALPHA Education after volunteering at the Forgotten Voices Living History conference in 2010. Inspired by the testimonies of a survivor of military sexual slavery and a military veteran, she established the first student chapter of ALPHA at the University of Toronto in 2011. Since then, she has spearheaded many awareness and fundraising events, and has been the leader for ALPHA’s youth presence, which has expanded into many universities across Canada.
She is currently an MD candidate at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. She is also involved in other social justice movements including addressing climate change and improving local community health. She is also passionate about leveraging novel health technologies to address inequitable access to health care.