Service

As an Asian-American woman and Chinese adoptee, service has always been an important aspect of my life. Outside of debate, most of my volunteer experience has centered around the nexus of policy, social justice, and science. 

2016 meeting with D-RISE students from Detroit and University of Michigan President, Dr. Mark Schlissel. 

2016 meeting with D-RISE students from Detroit and University of Michigan President, Dr. Mark Schlissel. 

 
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2016 - Diversity in STEM

Detroit Research Summer Experience (D-RISE)

Primary program assistant and summer counselor for D-RISE, helping students from Cass Tech High School in Detroit with independent research projects in the University of Michigan Chemistry department.

 

 
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2014-2016 - Philosophy of Science

Philosophy of Science in Technology {POSIT} Society

Founder and president of the {Philosophy of Science in Technology} Society, a University of Michigan student organization that engages in community dialogue on the intersection of philosophy and biochemistry.

 
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2015 - Citizen Science 

Huron River Watershed Council

As a science intern at the Huron River Watershed Council in Ann Arbor, MI, I participated in citizen science initiatives, collecting stream samples for GIS-based water quality mapping and engaging in community outreach programs with the greater Ann Arbor community.

 
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2014 - Science Policy

For Love of Water (FLOW)

While working as a science intern for FLOW, a public policy and environmental law think tank in Traverse City, Michigan, I collaborated with city officials to craft ordinances and moratoria preventing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in local communities.