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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.

She is interested in social impact consulting, project management, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) efforts, corporate social responsibility, and Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) efforts.

During the fall of 2023, she will be in Taiwan studying Chinese with the Yale Light Fellowship!

High school:  Brooklyn Technical High School


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