University of Pennsylvania, College of Arts and Sciences, 2021
Majors: Mathematics and Political Science
Languages: Fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese; Reading ability in French.
Computer Skills: Python, MATLAB, SQL, R, LaTeX, MS Excel/PPT/Word, HTML, Web Scrapping, Data Wrangling
Huilin (Kelly) is a junior from Hong Kong studying Mathematics and Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. With work experiences in Asia, Europe and North America, Kelly aims to forge a global career path that reflects a combination of interests in quantitative analysis and international affairs. She is especially passionate about studying international economic and security cooperation in emerging markets through mathematical analysis. A Hong Kong Government Scholar, a Beulah Chang Memorial Scholar, and a recipient of the Penn Global Research and Internship Scholarship, Kelly is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin and is currently learning French and German. Kelly is currently a research intern for the Think Tank and Civil Societies Program led by Dr James McGann. Apart from that, she is also a Research Assistant to Prof Julia Gray on studying international organizations – a continuation of her Summer Research Fellowship in Summer 2019. Prior to these, Kelly worked as a shadowing researcher at Our Hong Kong Foundation, where she researched on public policies related to contemporary art development in Hong Kong, as well as ways for evaluating social impacts of social enterprises. At her University, Kelly is the Brizdle-Schoenberg President of the Penn Manuscript Collective, a humanities research initiative supported by the Kislak Center, where she organizes activities aim at increasing access for undergraduate students to rare books and manuscripts at the University Library. In addition, she is an editor at the Penn Political Review and a writer of the Penn Undergraduate Law Journal. In Spring 2020, Kelly will be studying Politics and International Affairs at Pembroke College, University of Cambridge.