What stories are missing from the transracial adoption narrative? : NPR


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What information is missing from our family stories? For transracial adoptee Sara Jones, her Korean cultural roots were hidden until she sought answers on her own.

About Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones is the CEO of InclusionPro, where she consults and trains leaders on creating inclusive cultures to aid in team performance and innovation. She is also one of the founders of the Women Tech Council (WTC), a national organization focused on the economic impact of women in the high growth of the technology sector.

Jones was adopted from South Korea in 1977 at the age of three and embarked on a journey to reunite with her birth family after 42 years apart. She opened up about her transracial adoption story on the TED Stage in 2019.

Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Utah and a JD from BYU Law School.

This TED Radio Hour segment was produced by Fiona Geiran and edited by Katie Simon and Rachel Faulkner. You can follow us on Twitter @TEDRadioHour and email us at [email protected]




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