Yingru Ouyang - World Savvy Classrooms Program Intern - MN

Yingru was born in Hunan, southern part of China, and that's why she is a huge fan of spicy food. People from there have distinct character traits: integrity and creativity, and were taught that never say no before you try. Being raised in such a culture enables her to be more open minded to new ideas and compassionate about developmental issues around world. Yingru studied international politics at college. In 2016, she obtained her master's degree in Public Policy Analysis at Humphrey, University of Minnesota, with strong interests in youth development and education. 

So far, Yingru has been living in Minneapolis for 2 years, and really enjoy the life here! In her spare time, she likes outdoor activities, such as hiking and canoeing.