Director of Korean Operations
Helle Thaarup was found in Hongseong county, South Korea. The name given to her at the adoption agency was Hong Anna. Helle was adopted to Denmark when she was three months old, and she grew up in a small suburb there.
In 2009, she finished her education in Design, Technology and Business in Denmark. Building on top of her education in Graphic Design and Visual Communication at Aarhus design School.
Helle is currently living in South Korea, like many other adoptees who have returned to live in their country of birth.
When moving to Seoul she got involved with the Korean adoptee community. In March 2018, she joined the 325KAMRA Korean operations based in Seoul, South Korea.
DNA testing was one of the few possibilities for Helle to gain knowledge about her medical history and for finding biological relatives. To date she has found only distant cousins but hopes to someday find closer family.