With exposure to both Chinese and western education systems, Jiaxin Shi has long been drawn to connecting students and offering insight into differing education systems. As the founder of CLICK, an online teaching platform, she was able to provide long-distance support and guidance between students around the world. As a student at New York University, she has transformed this interest into the topic of prison education reform and seeks to improve the lack of opportunities provided for individuals post-incarceration.
“Eisenhower Fellowships’ faith in agents of change resonates with me, and the fellowship’s network of such people will be an incredible resource. The youth leader network specifically brings together individuals across different fields that have a common denominator in their belief in their ability to bring about change.”