Jean Lin

Union High School
Camas, WA

Jean is first-generation from Taiwan. She is passionate about promoting cross-cultural connections and empowering youth to be positive community members. Jean founded the 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization Leaders Across the World (LATW) to connect youth worldwide to discuss and take action on critical global issues. LATW has secured over $10,000 in grant funding, reached thousands of students, and has had 500+ individuals from 50+ countries participate in its six-week virtual exchange programs. Jean has been awarded the Diana Award and Billy Michal Student Leadership Award for her work. Outside LATW, Jean serves as a four-time Washington Future Business Leaders of America State Officer. She is interested in pursuing a career in corporate law and later getting involved in the political realm. In her free time, Jean enjoys going on walks, reading, and baking.