Wayne Byun


Wayne supports strategic planning for FPWA, a policy and advocacy nonprofit that coordinates an expansive network of human services and faith-based organizations to promote the social and economic well-being of New Yorkers. As part of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Innovation Teams grant program, Wayne also provides organizational support to a group of municipal teams tackling their cities’ most urgent local problems.

Prior to joining Bennett Midland, Wayne worked at the Korean Educational Development Institute where he facilitated discussions among scholars on education reform both in South Korea and abroad. In addition, he worked with the North Korea Intellectuals Solidarity, translating exclusive news stories on North Korea and helping document integration processes of the North Korean defectors living in Seoul. Wayne designed his own major at Brown University called Critical Humanities and holds an MA in Philosophy from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium.

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Service Type
National Initiatives, Program Design
Client Type
Issue Area
Economic and Community Development, Health and Well-Being