Yingying Zeng comes from China. She earned her bachelor’s degree in law from Zhejiang Gongshang University in 2012 and her MSW from Fudan University in 2015. Yingying was one of the first cohort of Master of Social Policy program in Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis (2015-2016). She used to be a research assistant in the Center for Urban Public Safety in Fudan University, and focused on community-based disaster management study. She also worked for UNDP as a research assistant, engaging in disaster preparation and mitigation research and practice. During her time in Brown School, Yingying was actively participating in refugee IDA program as a practicum student and intern in the International Institute in St. Louis, helping refugees with asset building projects. Her research interests include poverty, asset building policy and community development. Little known facts: Yingying enjoys traveling with her family and friends. She loves reading and workout!