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August 2023
Bloomington, IN 
Indiana University, Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies
Bachelor of Arts, GPA: 3.92/4.00
Major: East Asian Languages and Cultures (Mandarin Chinese) 
Minors: International Studies, Central Eurasian Studies (Uyghur)
Languages: Mandarin Chinese (advanced), Uyghur (intermediate), Arabic (intermediate)

  • IU Undergraduate Award for Chinese Studies
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Uyghur Fellow (Awarded by Islamic Studies Center)
  • Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Chinese Fellow (Awarded by East Asian Studies Center)
  • United States Department of State SPARK Critical Language Scholar, Summer 2023 (Arabic)
  • Executive Dean’s List (College of Arts and Sciences, min. 3.7 GPA, 6 out of 7 semesters)
  • Taiwan Huayu Bilingual Exchanges of Selected Talent (BEST) Program Short-Term Scholar



June – August 2023
Alexandria, Egypt (virtual)
University of Alexandria

  • Department of state critical language scholarship (CLS) SPARK scholar
August 2022 – June 2023
Taipei, Taiwan
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University
Chinese Flagship Capstone Student

  • Completing final portion of intensive Chinese Language Flagship Program
  • Broaden Chinese language skills through classes on history, media, and culture and an internship
  • Obtained Speaking 3+ (Superior), Reading 3 (Superior), Listening 2+ (Advanced High) Chinese language proficiency on the IRL scale
  • Elected as vice-chairman student representative by peers to represent 70+ students to the Flagship center
  • Translated and presented Chinese paper about Chinese Ethnic Minorities at National Chengchi University
February  – June 2022
Taipei, Taiwan
National Taiwan University 
Exchange Student

  • Completed 10-week intensive advanced Chinese language classes at the prestigious International Chinese Language Program (ICLP) with a 4.0/4.0 GPA
  • Expanded knowledge of Taiwan through classes about history, contemporary events, diplomacy, and business
  • Selected to be the Chinese Flagship graduation representative and speaker
August 2020 – June 2021
Bloomington, IN
Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS)
Student Ambassador 

  • Scheduled meetings with prospective students to provide personal insight and answer relevant inquiries
  • Generated creative and serviceable methods to reach out to prospective students about HLS
  • Effectively communicated the opportunities of both HLS and IU



February – September 2021
Uyghur Human Rights Project (UHRP)
Communications Intern

  • Researched news articles that focus on the reporting and testimonies of the Uyghur crisis in China
  • Promoted Uyghur human rights through hosting online events and circulating news articles
  • Collaborated with supervisor to administer @UyghurProject Twitter page, increased followers from 26,000 to 33,000 during internship period
January 2020 – May 2021 
Bloomington, IN
Indiana University Rotaract
Founding International Service Committee Chair

  • Cooperated with other executive board members to convene bi-weekly committee meetings and activities
  • Advocated for Rotaract commitments of service, fellowship, diversity, integrity, and leadership
  • Supervised and coordinated campus-wide food drive to donate to local people experiencing homelessness
January 2019 – May 2020
Bloomington, IN
Liberty in North Korea
Student Member

  • Attended weekly meetings concerning North Korean relations, politics, human rights, and refugees
  • Participated in conversations, debates, lectures, and movies to promote North Korean refugee awareness
  • Supported leaders with fundraising efforts through event planning, club communication, and fundraising ideas



January – May 2023
Taipei, Taiwan
Shung Ye Museum of Formosan Aborigines 
Education Intern

  • Coordinated and assist with DIY activities related to Taiwanese indigenous art and culture for children
  • Translated official museum materials from Mandarin Chinese to English
  • Organized annual Mother’s Day event to emphasize familial ties and importance in aboriginal culture
June – August 2022
Calloway, MN
Concordia Language Villages Chinese Language Camp (Sen Lin Hu)
Chinese Language Counselor

  • Received training to become a Mental Health Responder and Peer Advocate (MHRPA) to provide mental health services to both adolescent students and adults
  • Taught “survival” Chinese language and culture in immersive outdoor setting to elementary aged students
  • Increased audience engagement with Sen Lin Hu Facebook page by posting daily photo and video updates
August 2019 – December 2020
Bloomington, IN
Global Living Learning Community (GLLC), Indiana University
Peer Instructor  

  • Instructed 20+ freshmen about global issues, such as religious pluralism, terrorism, war, and cultural exchange by providing weekly lectures and activities for Q199: Introduction to Global Citizenship
  • Stimulated conversation and debate among diverse group of students while establishing an accepting class
  • Advocated for GLLC principle of creating global citizens through progressive and empathetic discussions