TEAM STRUCTURE:

According to Education without Barriers (EWB)’s Constitution, the Board of Directors (“the Board”) shall be its highest authority. Being appointed by the Board, Secretaries of American Chapter, Hong Kong Chapter, and India Chapter shall exercise on the Board’s behalf the power to govern EWB’s relevant functioning Divisions and their Heads in that Chapter, respectively. Steering Committee shall represent the Cofounders, Volunteers, Donators and other stakeholders’ interests in exercising its power to supervise the Board’s behaviors and Advisors shall help the Board shape its decisions.

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 BOARD OF DIRECTORS


yUNZHI FENG (Florence)

-Education Without Barriers President

-Education Without Barriers President

 

Yunzhi Feng is currently a sophomore student in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology majoring in Quantitative Finance. During university, she received University Scholarship and Hong Kong Government Scholarship. As the executive team member of volunteer association in high school, she organized and served in 5 volunteer service projects in Sichuan, and during college, volunteered in Nepal for two weeks and served as regular volunteer in Hong Kong for one year. She has served in various extracurricular activities and organizations, like Student Association of Corporations, Mainland Scholars and Student Society, Micro-distance International Youth Forum, Alumni-student Shuffle, Guinness World Record Breaking Organizing Team. Passionate about finance and investment, she was the finalist in Fidelity Student Innovation Challenge 2018 and has internship experiences in private equity, corporate finance, financial advisory and marketing.

Xiaoting Chen (Jasmine)

-Education Without Barriers Vice President    -Education Without Barriers American Chapter Secretary

-Education Without Barriers Vice President

-Education Without Barriers American Chapter Secretary

 

Jasmine Chen, Cofounder of Education Without Barriers, is responsible for preparing and structuring of American Chapter. During the undergraduate period in China University of Mining and Technology, she participated in Digital Architecture Design and Computer Design postgraduate research group and targeted her research on data analysis in AI application in architecture. As keynote speaker, she published a speech to raise public awareness on education innovation, empowerment, and combination between charity and education. She guided 7 high school students from three different countries to complete a research paper targeting the educational resources gap amongst Chinese orphans and won the second place among 2000 people. During the four years undergraduate life, she won lots of honors, like the Global Management Challenge Third Prize of national competition in China, Third Prize in Electrical Engineering Contemporary Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling.

Mingqi SonG(Angel)

-Education Without Barriers Service Chapter (China) Secretary

-Education Without Barriers Service Chapter (China) Secretary

 

Mingqi is co-founder of Education Without Barriers. She is a first-year MPA student in Columbia University and Communication Chair of Asia Pacific Affairs Council.She studied Economics in Communication University of China and was honored as “Beijing Outstanding Undergraduate”. As the UNGC Compliance Officer of Egyliere Travel, she finished a highly-appreciated annual report and offered three trainings for staff in SDGs. While worked in China Philanthropy Research Institute, her proposal on foster care policy was adopted by Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau. In Sep 2017, Mingqi joined the Center for China and Globalization. During the internship, Mingqi finalized 15 policy report, memo, and analysis themed on global talent circulation, migration, and international school market. Mingqi also independently finished 2017 U.S Immigration Report, which is filed in 2017 Global Talent Blue Book.

Dan Li

-Executive Directors

-Executive Directors

 

Dan Li graduated from Harvard College with a B.A. with High Honors in Chemical and Physical Biology and a minor in Mathematical Sciences in 2015. She is currently a second year MD/PhD candidate at Yale School of Medicine. Recipient of the Gates Millennium Scholarship, Dan received a full-ride through her undergraduate and graduate studies. She was selected as the Reed Young Scholars in 2010 and graduated as the valedictorian. During high Aschool and college, Dan conducted biomedical researches in Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Institute, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The Boston Children’s Hospital, and University of Texas, Southwestern. She published six high-impacting academic research articles during undergraduate, and part of her research results have been devoted into clinical practices. She received the Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize from Harvard College for her thesis research project in “Understanding the Structural and Functional Domains of BCL11A.”

Chenya Chiu (Jeff)

-Executive Directors    -Head of Fundraising Department

-Executive Directors

-Head of Fundraising Department

 

Jeff Chiu graduated from Renmin University of China with a LL.B. in Law and International Politics. He is currently working in Renmin Future Rule of Law Research Institute with a research focus on social responsibilities and social governance, and will soon join the China Program of Harvard Law School Project on Disability as a research assistant. During college, Jeff received a full-ride to exchange and study International Human Rights and Politics at Yale University for a summer. He further received two scholarships for being selected as the youngest-ever trainee to work at the Research Division of the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, France, two national scholarships for his academic performance in Law School and in School of International Studies, a scholarship for representing Renmin in attending Oxford MUN Conference. He served in various pro bono and educational projects in the U.S., Taiwan, Sri Lanke, and China, and has been awarded an honorary citizenship of the town of Addison, Texas.

Lin Zhu(Julie)

-Executive Directors

-Executive Directors

 

 Julie is the co-founder of “Education Without Borders”. She is a Year Three student studying Language & Communications and Finance at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). She was an intern at the prestigious company Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. She participated in a government-run national competition in Dali, Yunnan, leading a team from HKU and obtained a Second Class Honours award. At a competition organised by Tsinghua University, which focuses on city development, Julie was the captain and her team won a First Class Honours prize. When she represented HKU at the the HULT PRIZE Hong Kong region competition, Julie brought home a Second Class Honours award. Julie was an internship experience at the Philippines headquarters of Conversation International (CI), a non-governmental organization. During her stay, she led her group in writing a Conversation Proposal, facilitating communications between different CI departments in Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Thailand, etc. Julie dreams to use the power of education to change the world and make it a better place.

Jueman Gong (Hellen)

-Vice Secretary of Hong Kong Chapter

-Vice Secretary of Hong Kong Chapter

 

Hellen Gong is currently a senior student in Dalian Maritime University, majoring in English. She co-directed the 2016 TEDxDMU event and acted as a teaching fellow in the 2017 Harvard Summit for Young Leaders in China. As a reader of Muxin, she has worked as a volunteer in the Muxin Art Museum for two months. She would like to constantly explore a better mode in online cooperation and education, to provide tailored curricula to more children in need.

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