Mai Yer Yang
Mai Yer is a first generation college student who was born and raised in Ban Vinia Refugee Camp, Thailand. Her family immigrated to the United States when she was 10 years old and resided in Akron, OH but later moved to Sheboygan, WI. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and a Master’s Degree in Professional Development with the emphasis in Higher Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. She has over ten years of experience working in higher education specifically with traditionally underserved student populations and cultural programming.
Mai Yer loves to travel and eat local authentic food. She believes that the best way to learn about culture is through food. Her strengths are communication, adaptability, organization and event planning.