Moderator: Mara Youngren-Brown,
Customer Success Operations Enablement Coordinator at NAVEX Global
Mara graduated Summa Cum Laude from Linfield University with a double major in International Relations and Global Cultural Studies. Her interests include Chinese politics, US-Sino relations, and the Asian American experience in the US and abroad. Mara grew up in Kenai, Alaska, and now resides in Portland, OR.
During the 2019-2020 academic year, Mara studied at Peking University in Beijing, China as a Gilman Scholar. She is also a published writer and media creative whose work focuses on exploring Asian American identity and experiences.