Young Chan Lim (he/him/his) is a MPP candidate in the University of Michigan’s Gerald Ford School of Public Policy, pursuing concentration in public policy analysis methods. He received his BA in Political Science, with concentration in data analysis and game theory, and minored in Education Studies in University of California, Los Angeles. Young Chan is a South Korean immigrant whose other salient identities include first generation American college student and queer. He has five years of experience in higher education student affairs through crisis management, programming and event planning, and conflict resolution. Young Chan informs his work with trauma-informed approach, student development and group formation theories, and DEI. One of his long-term goals is to contribute to research for K-12 immigrant students to model their behavior, propose more culturally competent teacher training, and advocate for extensive institutional support for non-English speaking guardians.