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Explore Your Future at Yale Young Global Scholars

At Yale Young Global Scholars (YYGS), high school students from 150 countries and 50 U.S. states explore academic interests through engaging lectures with Yale professors, small-scale seminars, research projects, and more! YYGS will host two-week sessions on varied topics including politics, economics, literature, philosophy, sustainability, STEM, and biology. Explore your interests and consider potential university majors while experiencing life on Yale’s historic campus.

During this webinar, Shu Yi Zhou (the cross-disciplinary program manager for YYGS) will explain more about the program and its academic offerings for June and July 2023.

Watch the recording below. 

Speaker Shu Yi

Shu Yi Zhou is the Cross-Disciplinary Program Manager at Yale Young Global Scholars. Her love for STEM and the Social Sciences is rooted in her research at Columbia University. Her research focused on understanding why certain societies and cultures promoted the practice of skin bleaching, the history of skin color and societal status, and investigating the molecular and physiological effects of the bleaching agent, hydroquinone.

Prior to Yale, Shu Yi worked at Minds Matter, a national college access non-profit supporting high-achieving low-income students. There, she spearheaded a nation-wide summer programs initiative and sent over 600 students to pre-collegiate summer programs across the globe annually. Shu Yi graduated from the University at Albany with a B.S. in Human Biology and received her Ed.M. in Higher Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

She’s passionate about social justice, empowering youth activists, and the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. In her spare time she can be seen painting, playing video games, or going on walks with her rescue pup from Azerbijian, Kiko.