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Executive Team Intern

Jeong Eun (Jenny) Yang
jeongeun.yang@ecaasu.org


Pronouns: She/her
School: Stony Brook University '18

Jeong Eun (Jenny) is a junior at Stony Brook University double majoring in Linguistics and Asian American studies in addition to a digital arts minor. At her university, she manages the Public Relations for Korean Student Association (KSA) and is the Junior Representative for Asian Student Alliance (ASA). She is a 1.5 generation Korean American and was raised in New Zealand during her childhood. With Jenny's love of culture and language, she started becoming more invested learning new languages and traveling the world. With her involvement in both KSA and ASA; she hopes to foster leadership skills to become an active voice for the Asian community and continue to hold events to bring awareness to the community on campus. She is also active on campus as a Resident Assistant and in Alpha Kappa Psi. She has a strong passion for the effect that Education and Advertisement has on the public and hopes to incorporate both passions in her future working career especially in the Asian American Community. In her free time, Jenny enjoys bullet journaling, running and spending time with her friends.

 
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Executive Team Intern

Kristen Quintin
kristen.quintin@ecaasu.org

Hometown: Kissimmee, FL. 
Pronouns: She/Her
School: Florida State University '20

Kristen Quintin is a first year student at Florida State University that is currently in Exploratory but plans on double majoring in International Affairs and Violin Performance. A daughter of Chinese-Filipino immigrants, Kristen was inspired to become substantial advocate for AAPI. She hopes to spread her love of connecting, engaging, and empowering others to the AAPI community. Kristen likes to spend her free time taking ridiculous amounts of photos on her family’s vacations across the world and convincing her friends to try her fried rice.

 

 

 

 
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Executive Team Intern

Qiang Zhang
qiang.zhang@ecaasuorg

Pronouns: She/Her
School: Duke University '19

Qiang is a sophomore at Duke University double majoring in Political Science and Mathematics. She enjoys writing for the Chronicle, serving as social chair on Duke's premier piano group, and figure skating. From living in an Asian American community, Qiang has experienced much of the discrimination and issues in her community and hopes to serve in her capacity to change this. In her free time, she enjoys writing poetry, singing, and hiking. 

 

 

 

 

Board of Directors Intern

Samantha Ng
samantha.ng@ecaasu.org

Pronouns: She/Her
School: Binghamton University (SUNY Binghamton)'19

Samantha is a second year student at Binghamton University double majoring in Human Development and Asian and Asian-American Studies. At her university, she is the Events Coordinator for the Asian Student Union and an intern with the Broome County Urban League. Raised in New York City by two immigrant parents, Samantha’s involvement in the Asian-American community started with volunteering at Chinatown-based YMCAs, as well as volunteering with local non-profit organizations serving the Chinese/Chinese-American community of the five boroughs. She was also a youth advocate with the Asian American Student Advocacy Project (ASAP) at the Coalition for Asian-American Children and Families (CACF) in high school. Samantha later found her interest for social justice and youth activism while taking courses at Hunter College and during her time with ASAP. Her aspirations to pursue a career in non-profit organization and public policy stems from her desire to be a catalyst for change and equality in AANHPI communities. In her free time, Samantha enjoys watching Wes Anderson films, reading, and exploring her school’s Nature Preserve.

 

 
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Board of Directors Intern

Savannah Lagmay
savannah.lagmay@ecaasu.org

Pronouns: She/Her
School: SUNY Geneseo '18

Savannah is a third year student at SUNY Geneseo double majoring in International Relations and Art History and an Asian studies minor. At her college she is the co-President of the Art History Association and has previously ran Humans of Geneseo. Raised in a Filipino Household, Savannah was involved in the Filipino American Association of the Bronx throughout her childhood. Her experience in interning at various museums have sparked her interest in researching Asian American representation in museums and cultural institutions. On her free time, she enjoys making bubble tea, taking photos, and finding new spam recipes.

 

 

 

 
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Board of Directors Intern

Kevin Cao
kevin.cao@ecaasu.org

Pronouns: He/Him
Schools: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill '

Kevin identifies as a second-generation Chinese American who studies economics and computer science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kevin is heavily involved with his university’s Asian Students Association as an events planning assistant by coordinating general body meetings and leading discussions on Asian American identity. His interest in Asian American social activism led him to join the Triangle-Area Asian American Student Conference as an outreach chair to create a dialogue among the triangle-area schools. He hopes to open up the conversation to members of the AAPI community all across the east coast through his work with ECAASU. He enjoys spending time with his dogs, canoeing, and listening to music during long drives.

 

 

 
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Research Intern

Alex Tuai
alexandra.tuai@ecaasu.org

Pronouns: She/Her
Schools: Long Island University Global '15

Alex is a recent graduate from Long lsland University Global where she majored in Global Studies with a minor in Africana Studies. She is currently working with LIU Global at the Costa Rica and Australia centers. One of her main projects is spearheading the effort to create cross-cultural safe spaces for students of color. Her senior thesis addressed issues of transculturation of Chinese communities in Durban, South Africa. She hopes to go into policy in the future. In her free time Alex enjoys solo traveling, scuba diving, and reading.

 

 

Graphic Design Intern

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Joshua Jiang
joshua.jiang@ecaasu.org

Pronouns: He/Him
School: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill '18

Josh likes dogs.