Jin oversees the IWMF’s grants and awards programs. They are excited to support the IWMF’s international community as well as expand the IWMF’s impact footprint. Jin is the elect Vice President of Finance of Asian American Journalism Association (AAJA) and a co-director of AAJA’s Women and Non-Binary Voices affinity group. They are a co-founder of Chinese Storytellers, a collective empowering Chinese non-fiction content creators.
Growing up in a Chinese journalism family, Jin was drawn to writing at an early age. They first studied journalism at Tianjin University of Sport and became a sports reporter for local newspapers. After leaving China in 2011, they covered London Olympics as a correspondent, researched nation-wide marketing for NBC Sports, and worked for the Pulitzer Center as a communications and inclusion manager. They hold a master’s degree in international sport management from the State University of New York, College at Cortland and London Metropolitan University.
Click here to make an appointment with Jin to ask questions about IWMF’s grants and awards. They can be reached via email at jding [at] iwmf [dot] org.