Eileen Ying

Martin A. Purcell Family Jefferson Scholar
Clarksville, Maryland


ReinventED Lab, Education Forum co-founder, lead facilitator, idea development team; Virginia Review of Politics, managing editor, chief-of-staff; Minority Rights Coalition, chair, vice chair of advocacy; UVa Young Democratic Socialists, chair; Q* Anthology of Queer Culture, executive editor of copy; History of Asian American Activism, course instructor; Department of Politics, research assistant; Honor Committee; Chamber Ensemble; U.Va. for Tom Perriello, volunteer; Charlottesville DSA, Steering Committee; Washington Literary Society and Debating Union; Jefferson Public Service Fellow; Echols Scholar; Dean's List; Michael Wagenheim Scholarship; Lawn Resident; Raven Society

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