Pauline Yeung


Undergraduate Class of 2008

Undergraduate Associate

Currently a junior in the Woodrow Wilson School, Pauline Yeung is an international student from Hong Kong with academic interests in international relations, international law and economic and judicial globalization. As a Hang Seng Scholar, Sir Edward Youde Scholar and 10A Scholar in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), she is on full merit-based scholarship for university and has taken courses in constitutionalism and international law at Princeton, read European Community law and human rights law at Hertford College, Oxford, and studied the Chinese legal system at Tsinghua University, Beijing. Having served as Chairperson of the Hong Kong student delegation to the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva, Switzerland, the sole Asia representative in a Disney Institute leadership symposium for student and community leaders hosted by Jack Ford of ABC News, and the Master of Ceremony for the live broadcast of a dialogue session between 2500 students and Yang Liwei, the first Chinese astronaut in space, Pauline was also named the South China Morning Post Student of the Year 2004 and International Winner of the Zonta Young Women in Public Affairs Award 2005. At Princeton, apart from being an active member of LAPA, she has also been involved in Princeton Mock Trial and The Daily Princetonian Editorial Board, and will be chairing a Woodrow Wilson School Policy Conference on US-China Relations in her senior year. Pauline is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean and English and is currently studying Japanese.