Ying leads the STEM team’s campaign to increase ākonga awareness and engagement in science, technology, engineering and maths. She manages the Curious Minds south Auckland PSP and STEM Alliance Aotearoa.
Before joining Te Hononga Akoranga – COMET, Ying was an engineer and project manager for water infrastructure projects in New Zealand and the Pacific. Through her work providing clean water and sanitation and mitigating flood risks for vulnerable communities, Ying understands the power of science and technology for creating positive change. She is passionate about spreading that knowledge and empowering all learners to see themselves as scientists, innovators, engineers and problem solvers.