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Kyongho Ko

Kyongho S. Ko

Affiliated Assistant Professor of Korean Studies

MAICS, Fuller Theological Seminary
Doctor of Missiology, Fuller Theological Seminary


Kyongho Ko is a Korean American artist and educator. She developed a three-day women’s recovery ministry called “Women Seminar” (WS). This ministry has grown into a global nonprofit mission organization (Hope for Families, International: Hope Fam) where she is an executive director. Dr. Ko provides mentoring and leader training to 11 WS extensions in many countries. She is practicing the model of self-supporting, non-residential, professional missionary work. She earned her MA and DMiss from Fuller Theological Seminary.


Ko has presented and published her research on the process of the transfer and settlement of Women Seminar ministry at the Asia Mission Association in 2016, 2019, 2023 and in American Society of Missiology Journal publication in 2017. Her dissertation paper for Fuller Theological Seminary won the Alan R. Tippett Award and was published by East-West Mission Research in 2020. “Art Spirituality” was published for the 6th Triennial Academic Forum of Asian Society of Missiology.