Ye brings 15 years of experience leading multi-national teams in the design and implementation of programs in international education, gender equality, public diplomacy, and public health. Prior to joining Atlas Corps, Ye provided strategic and administrative leadership for the US-China Education Trust. Previously, Ye oversaw international media and education programs at the International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX). Her portfolio included programs that promote gender equality, foster partnership exchanges, and facilitate capacity building of journalists and media outlets in Africa, Asia, Eurasia, and the Middle East. Earlier in her career, Ye worked in China and Lesotho on HIV and Malaria prevention programs serving marginalized communities for Population Services International (PSI). At Chemonics, Ye worked with women law practitioners in Albania and in Indonesia on women’s legal rights, especially pertaining to domestic violence and access to the judiciary system. Ye started her career in Tanzania working with a community-based organization to preserve Massai culture while supporting the local women’s entrepreneur initiatives. Ye received an MA from American University in Comparative Regional Studies and International Development, focusing on Asia and Africa. Ye is a native of Shanghai and believes there is no such thing as too much ice cream.
Languages: English, Mandarin, Shanghainese
Personal Motto: Move and the way will open