Leia Yen

Oxford, UK

2023 Global Leadership Initiative

Leia Yen

Leia is a Marshall Scholar pursuing an MSc in the Oxford Internet Institute’s Social Science of the Internet program. Her research focuses on the political economy of EdTech, digital inequalities, digital literacy, and social trust in digital platforms/networks. Before Oxford, Leia graduated with an MA in Digital Humanities from King’s College London and a BA from UCLA. She is interested in how education in digital and media literacy can shape individuals to be more civically engaged and ethically conscious. Apart from her research interests, she is a founder and co-director of Global Community College Transfers, the first national network dedicated towards equipping American community college students for global career and education opportunities. Leia is a member of St. Antony’s College.