Angela Yu L’26
Angela is from Newark, Delaware and graduated from the University of Delaware with an Honors Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a minor in Asian Studies. During her time at the university, Angela showcased a strong commitment to public service and multicultural engagement through her active involvement in various academic and leadership roles. She held roles in the Asian Pacific Islander Student Association, University of Delaware Alternative Breaks program, and interned for Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester. Notably, Angela spent a significant portion of her time as an intern for the Office of Student Diversity & Inclusion where she co-designed and successfully launched the Social Justice Peer Education program.
Angela was a recipient of the Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship where she studied abroad in Martinique to enhance her proficiency in French. She also traveled to Jordan with the Gilman program to learn more about global migration and international refugee policy. As a Ronald E. McNair Scholar, Angela conducted extensive research on China’s role within the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, analyzing it in comparison to classic international relations theory.
Following graduation, Angela worked as a Case Manager in the Refugee Integration Support Effort department at Jewish Family Services of Delaware. Here, she played a vital role in aiding refugee families during their integration into the United States. Angela’s passion for diplomacy, equity, and inclusion is the cornerstone of her career aspirations. She envisions contributing her skills to shape international agreements grounded in cultural understanding, aiming to alleviate xenophobia and instead promote global cooperation.