En Ning Hwa graduated with honors from the University of Nottingham in 2013 with a BA in international relations with French. Before attending Yale, she lived in Kuala Lumpur and worked for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies for over three years, managing grants and partnerships for development programming and humanitarian relief in the Asia Pacific region with a focus on East and Southeast Asia. Prior to that, she gained policy experience while interning at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies Malaysia and working as a research assistant at Crops For the Future. En Ning grew up in Malaysia and has lived in Kentucky and London. She speaks English, Mandarin, Malay and some French. At Yale, she hopes to further explore the nexus between conflict, development, rights and justice.