IMG 1267
Milken Scholar 2018
Scholar Profile

Karen Li



Karen Li (she/her) is a rising junior at Yale University majoring in Ethnicity, Race, and Migration. 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 is a Co-President of the Yale QuestBridge Scholars Network, a staff member at the Asian American Cultural Center, and a senior advisor to the Yale First-Generation, Low-Income Advocacy Movement.

Outside of Yale, she is the Outreach Lead for Changing Womxn Collective, a digital platform by and for BIPOC womxn, femme-identifying, and non-binary folks to tell their own stories on their own terms. During the summer of 2021, she will have two remote positions: 1) Social Impact Intern at Social Contract, LLC and 2) Nonprofit Management Intern at Leila Day Nurseries, Inc.

High school:  Brooklyn Technical High School


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