Valeryia Liseichykavaread bio
Valeria Liseichikova is from Rogachev, Belarus. She is a graduate of Minsk State Linguistic University, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in "Modern foreign languages (translation)" majoring in simultaneous interpretation. During the 2015-2016 academic year, Valeria did an exchange year at Peking University's School of Chinese as a Second Language, establishing her interest in China affairs and the Chinese language even more. Valeria has been actively involved in competitive debating in British Parliamentary style for more than 3 years and she is eager to get a deeper understanding of China's role in globalization and development at YCA. During her study, Valeria has completed internships at two UN agencies: UNDP and UNHCR. In the future, she hopes to use the experience and knowledge obtained at the Yenching Academy to work in international development.