T.C. Young Scholars at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy
RAN CHENG 2020-2022
Ran has been a Programme Associate at the UNDP office in Beijing. She has focused on the measuring the effectiveness of development projects covering poverty, equity and clean energy. Upon graduation from Harris, she "would like to work in the field of sustainable financing and leverage more private sector resources to help tackle development problems, especially those related to severe ageing issues...in China."
Prior to UNDP, Ran worked at KPMG and IPSOS in Shanghai. She has a Bachelor degree in Economics from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics.
LIWEI XU 2021-2023
Liwei has worked most recently at Lang Lang Foundation in Beijing. She managed its presence on social media emphasizing the importance of music education. Upon graduation from Harris, she "would like to design and implement effective educational programs, providing disadvantaged children with practical Internet courses which can teach them how to use the Internet properly".
Liwei has a Master degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Birmingham and a Bachelor in Labor and social welfare from Renmin University. Her international experience includes a 3-week program in Morocco as a volunteer in early childhood development.