Yunqi Zhang works for the New York City Administration for Children's Services as a performance monitor and consultant for foster care programs in the city. She holds a master’s degree from the Columbia School of Social Work, concentrating on social policy and children and family services. She cares deeply about early childhood education, child welfare, and minority's rights. She is committed to the development of both social work education and the social welfare system in China. Yunqi is working with Prof. Gao and Prof. Zhai to study the social service needs of Asian American children and families.