Kay has two years of experience in the nonprofit sector, and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry from Northwestern University in IL, USA. She has served as a volunteer at NGOs such as Habitat for Humanity, Rotary International and Clinton Global Initiative, in countries including the Philippines, Belize, and Hong Kong, mainly focusing on HIV/AIDS education and awareness. Recently, Kay finished a six-month internship with South Africa’s leading HIV/AIDS activist organization, Treatment Action Campaign. During her tenure within the M&E unit of TAC, Kay wrote researched articles about tuberculosis for an online website, organized public service ads, and co-edited its first book publication. Prior to launching a career in the nonprofit sector, Kay worked in Hong Kong as an equity capital markets financial research manager responsible for covering and liaising with top-banking clients within the Asia-Pacific region. Kay is passionate about working in the fields of human rights, health, and education and wishes to utilize her research, reporting, and communications skills to achieve her goals. Outside of professional interests, she enjoys backpacking, reading memoirs, and playing the violin and piano.
Host Organization: Service for Peace