Mason Ji is a 2016 Rhodes Scholar and former delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, working as an advisor representing the Republic of Seychelles to the UN. At age 18, he was the youngest UN delegate. At the UN, he worked on the issues of nuclear disarmament, human rights, and climate change. He co-authored a document that contributed to the 2014 USChina climate change joint announcement and was also a USChina mediator and engaged in English-Chinese translation and simultaneous interpreting. In 2015, he was named a White House Ambassador for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, traveling across the country to engage with minorities and addressing issues confronting the pan-Asian community. He was awarded the Henry James Teneyck Prize at Yale for public speaking and public service, and was recognized as 25 under 25 Leaders in US-China Relations. Mason graduated summa cum laude from Yale University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Global Affairs and Political Science. He graduated from the University of Oxford in 2017 with a Master’s of Science in Global Governance and Diplomacy. He was a Udall Scholar and was named a Yale John Heinz Fellow. He has published in both English and Chinese.
Charles Lu was responsible for leadership over the American Immigration Forums (AIF) and managing Mayor Conrad Lee’s successful re-election to the Bellevue City Council in 2013, during his senior year in high school. After graduating from Interlake High School in 2014, he studied at Stanford University in the class of 2018. He is now staying at Stanford University for a doctorate in Computer Science in the fall of 2018.
Kate Chen is a sophomore at Duke University studying Computer Science and Innovation & Entrepreneurship. In the 2017 city council re-election, she served as Bellevue Councilmember Conrad Lee's campaign manager.
Emily Huang recently graduated from Bellevue High School, and will be attending MIT in the fall. Although she began as a participant of Mr. Lee’s student-led outreach organization American Immigration Forums (AIF), she went on to help manage his successful re-election campaign for Bellevue City Council.
Tudor Muntianu was a Mayoral Intern, responsible for the organization behind the Pathway Foundation event Road to College and Beyond, as well as being project leader of the Bellevue Mayoral Election initiative under Mayoral Internship program. After graduating from Interlake High School in the class of 2018, he is now a student at Dartmouth College in the class of 2022.
Jason Yang was leader of the Civic Education project of the Pathway Foundation. After graduating from Interlake High School in the class of 2018, he is now studying at Queens University in the class of 2022.