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Milken Scholar 2018
Scholar Profile

Karen Li



Karen Li (she/her) is a graduate from Yale University with a B.A. in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration as well as a Chinese Advanced Language Certificate. She is passionate about social justice and diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives, which are the focal points of the organizations and activities she is involved in. At Yale, she was awarded the Yale College Nakanishi Prize for her work improving racial and ethnic relations at Yale, her leadership within the first-generation and/or low-income (FGLI) community at Yale, and her advocacy for Asian American communities both within and outside of college. After graduation, she received Yale's Light Fellowship to study Mandarin for 6 months in Taiwan.

She is interested in entry-level jobs and internships related to finance, real estate development, and/or business operations, and in the future, she would like to merge social impact with finance and business.

High school:  Brooklyn Technical High School


College Year Degree
Yale College
New Haven, CT
2023 B.A. Ethnicity, Race, and Migration