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Mikaela Yuchen Wang Named to Class of 2023 Schwarzman Scholars

Mikaela Yuchen Wang

Mikaela Yuchen Wang '22 is one of 151 young leaders from 33 countries and 106 universities named to the seventh cohort of Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world's most prestigious graduate fellowships located at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing. Wang, currently enrolled in the Johns Hopkins SAIS – Tsinghua dual degree program, was chosen from among nearly 3,000 applicants for the Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2023 due to her leadership potential, academic ability, and strength of character.

In August 2022, Wang will start a year of intensive study and cultural immersion – attending lectures, workshops, and discussion groups; being mentored and advised by leaders across sectors; and traveling while developing a better understanding of China. As a Schwarzman Scholar, Wang hopes to further engage with China’s financial industry transformations that are paving the way for clean energy transitions while pursuing a one-year master's degree in global affairs in Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University.

Before SAIS, Wang held an internship at SIPRI, served as a summer analyst for The Asia Group, and earned a bachelor's degree in international economics from George Washington University. She also interned at Warbug Pincus during her time at SAIS.

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