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Minsun Ji (Ph.D.) is a labor-community organizer, activist scholar, and popular educator. Currently, Minsun is the Executive Director of the Rocky Mountain Employee Ownership Center (RMEOC), which promotes employee ownership through coop conversion, coop incubation, research, and policy in Colorado, U.S. She is currently launching the Drivers Cooperative-Colorado, a rideshare platform worker cooperative, and helping to launch a platform cooperative for rideshare drivers in other U.S. and international cities with a goal to build the international federation of drivers.
Minsun was the graduate program director of the Center for New Directions in Politics and Public Policy in the Political Science Department at the University of Colorado Denver where she created graduate program tracks in the social economy and community/labor organizing. Minsun organized immigrant janitors, immigrant day laborers and domestic workers and she was the founder and executive director of Denver’s first worker center, El Centro Humanitario para los Trabajadores (Humanitarian Center for Workers). She is a native Korean and recently coauthored a book, Sustainable, Smart and Solidary Seoul (Springer 2023), with Dr. Tony Robinson.