Yin Mei joins us as Director, Technical Instruction and Curriculum – Platform by Per Scholas. She previously worked as a freelance tech consultant with a passion for developing coursework for educational projects that bridge relevant industries with tech as well as elevating women and youth in STEM. Paving her own pathway, she graduated from General Assembly in 2013 to work as a software engineer before obtaining her masters degree by 2018. Prior to her transition, she worked in public relations and organized quarterly tech community events such as Barcamp Beijing and TEDxBeijing.
Yin holds a B.S. in Psychology from University of California, Berkeley and a M.S. in Cyber Security at New York University, Tandon School of Engineering. She also serves on the tech board for Think!Chinatown, a community-centered nonprofit for Manhattan’s Chinatown.