Tingrui Ma recently earned her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Case Western Reserve University. She interned with the Refugee Agency of the United Nations. At the Refugee Agency she researched U.S. refugee settlement efforts and analyzed statistics on how COVID-19 disproportionately impacted the U.S. refugee community. Tingrui aspires to work at a nonprofit organization on critical issues involving refugees. Her native language is Mandarin and she speaks fluent English and French and conversational Spanish.