Rebecca is an M.A. candidate in Early Childhood Education at Columbia University. With a cross-cultural background in China, Hong Kong and Albany, New York, Rebecca holds a B.A. with honours in Sociology and graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with the highest GPA in the Class of 2015. Prior to Columbia, she worked as an Education Programme Manager for an NGO where she advocated for at-risk immigrant children. Her experiences in child development, immigrant reintegration, project management and volunteer training earned her admissions to Columbia, along with offers from New York University, University of Southern California, and Tufts University ($20,000 scholarship). Rebecca is talented in Pipa and has 3 years experience in a professional Chinese orchestra.