Melanie Hung is a student of the School of Arts and Sciences, double majoring in Political Science and Women and Gender Studies, and minoring in Digital Communications, Information, and Media. She is a member of the Honors Program, a recipient of the SAS Academic Excellence Award, and a member of the Dean’s List for each semester of college. Melanie is an Advocacy and Research intern at OutRight Action International, a LGBTIQ human rights non-governmental organization. She spent last spring semester at the National Taiwan University in Taiwan, studying international disability rights and international law. Previously on campus, Melanie volunteered at the Center for American Women and Politics in the Eagleton Institute of Politics, assisting in planning the NEW Leadership public policy summer program, and tutored expository writing at the Livingston Writing Center. On the weekends, Melanie enjoys going salsa dancing, baking cookies, and playing the yangqin, a Chinese folk instrument.