Hong Kong, 2017
Current Place of Residence: Cambridge, Massachusetts
University: McGill University
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Beatrice Yeung is a senior at McGill University, double majoring in Molecular & Cellular Biology and Sociology. Beatrice’s interest in the health of marginalized populations developed while volunteering with an indigenous community in Montreal. She has since worked with the Montreal General Hospital to provide insight into how individuals from this underserved community come into contact and navigate interactions with healthcare institutions and providers. She has conducted research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and presented her work on biomaterials for medical devices at an international scientific conference. At Oxford, Beatrice intends to complete an MPhil in Medical Anthropology. Outside of academics, Beatrice has advocated for communities affected by climate injustice at the United Nations, teaches science for children with hearing loss, and enjoys practicing ballet and the violin.