Ying Yang

STEM Project Manager

Ying is the Manager for SouthSci, the participatory science platform in south Auckland, and for the newly established WeSTEM programme in west Auckland.  She works with communities, schools, businesses and scientists to develop research projects and to show young people the value of science and STEM careers.  

Ying has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Auckland and previously worked in civil engineering for nine years, managing the delivery of infrastructure projects throughout New Zealand and the Pacific. She is passionate about promoting STEM education and bridging the gap between classroom theory and practical, engaging and inspiring science.