Junior Fellow, Global Public Health
Yi QIN is a Junior Fellow of Global Public Health at the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI), Center for China Analysis. Based in California. She was an intern at ASPI in 2016.
Prior to joining ASPI, Yi worked as an educational counselor and operational manager in the Bay Area, California. She also worked for the Harriman Institute at Columbia University and China Institute in New York, where she was involved in policy research, project management, and media operation. Before coming to the United States, she served as the academic secretary of the Institute for Advanced Humanistic Studies, Peking University, as well as a South-South Cooperation intern at the Strengthened Partnership and Policy Unit, UNDP China.
She also initiated and operated a digital media platform, Lightthere. In that role, she produced digital media campaigns to help international and local non-profit organizations in China with fundraising, program promotion, and volunteer/staff recruitment in the fields of rare disease treatment, environmental protection, etc.
Yi holds a Master’s degree from the Weatherhead East Asian Institute at Columbia University and an MA degree from China Foreign Affairs University Affiliated with MOFA, as well as a dual Bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Peking University and Waseda University.