Yalun Feng is a junior studying environmental and political science at Vanderbilt University. Originally from Wuhan, he received his pre-college education in China and went to Tsinghua University in Beijing during freshman year.
Yalun is very enthusiastic about environment and energy governance in the U.S. and China. Last summer, he interned at Solar Electric Light Fund in Washington D.C. and went on a research trip to investigate the solar industry in China with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. As a startup entrepreneur, Yalun founded Leaves Plates Company to promote a sustainable South Asian tradition – biodegradable leaves plates – in the U.S. market.
Yanqi Luo is currently a second-year PhD student in Fudan University, China, majored in international politics. Yanqi is interested in theories of international politics, particularly constructivism and political psychology, political culture and global arms transfers. Her current studies are about U.S. arms transfers to Asian Pacific countries.
Yanqi participated in a variety of extra-curriculum activities, she served as vice-president of Student Union in her undergraduate school—Xiamen University. She was also selected as the representative of her graduate school—China Foreign Affairs University, to attend the 2013 London International Model United Nations.
Yash Johri is a Senior in the School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University. He is majoring in Regional and Comparative Studies with a focus on China, South East Asia and India from the lens of international law, foreign policy as well as politics. Yash is also minoring in Mandarin (Chinese), and has attained proficiency. His research interests span from the South China Sea issue to China’s current involvement in Afghanistan. Upon graduating he plans to return to India to attend law school.
Yash is also the a founding member of the Georgetown University India Initiative and is the founding editor of GU India Ink, a blog dedicated to covering policy and politics issues related to India from Washington D.C.
Yunqi (Jane) Zhuang
Yunqing Zhuang (Jane) is a junior International Politics major student at Fudan University, whose main focus is economic public policies. She went to University of California—Berkeley last semester for exchange, from which she had a deeper insight of the American society and Sino-US relations; thus she wants to have more communication with peers all over the world at the Global Governance Forum this year. Jane is now doing internship at American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai under the department of Government Relations and Corporate Social Responsibilities. At her leisure, she enjoys various hobbies including music, dance, travelling, photography, watching tennis matches, etc.