About Zhang Yina
Zhang Yina is an MA candidate in the Tsinghua-SAIS Dual Degree Program. She obtained her BA in diplomacy from Beijing Foreign Studies University in 2017. During her undergraduate study, she was an assistant researcher at the BFSU Public Diplomacy Research Center, focusing on the study of countries along the “one belt one road.” Yina became interested in development issues, including contamination and sanitary conditions, after studying global health during her exchange study at Duke Kunshan University and volunteering in rural Cambodia. Interning in management consulting at KPMG Advisory for 6 months, Yina supported the firm's work on Chinese enterprises in India. In the future, her focus will be on development in Southeast and South Asia.