The BOBA Project
Building Our Bonds Authentically
Our Virtual Session Staff
The BOBA Project virtual session staff are a team of Asian American study staff and volunteers who are excited to get to know you. Find out more about who we are below!
Hometown: Hong Kong
Favorite Chinese food: Singapore-style noodles
Favorite boba drink: Strawberry matcha latte
Favorite memory with my family: Traveling to different Asian countries
About me: I have a B.A. in Sociology from the University of California, Berkeley. I love Chinese and Latin Dance, reading about astrology, and going to aquariums.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Favorite Chinese food: Garlic gai lan
Favorite boba drink: Oat milk Thai tea
Favorite memory with my family: Going swimming in the summer
About me: I have a B.A. in Psychology and B.A. in Interdisciplinary Honors, as well as a minor in Chinese from the University of Texas at Austin. I love to make ceramics and watch Law and Order.
Hometown: Nanning, China
Favorite Chinese food: Rice noodles with everything
Favorite boba drink: Osmanthus tea latte with tapioca pearls
Favorite memory with my family: Making dumplings and watching fireworks with my grandparents during Chinese New Year
About me: I have a B.S. in Psychology from Trinity College and am currently a M.A. candidate in Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University. I love taking film photos, watching crime shows and cooking competitions, going out to discover new food places, and attempting to make vlogs (never really happened).
Hometown: West Chicago, Illinois
Favorite Chinese food: Salt and pepper tofu
Favorite boba drink: Jasmine green milk tea with tapioca pearls
Favorite memory with my family: Attending Indian American community parties (with yummy food, music, dancing)
About me: I have a Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and a B.A. from Northwestern University. I love making art, crafting, and DIYs. I also love nature walks, (literally) hugging trees, and discovering new music.
Hometown: Toledo, Ohio
Favorite Chinese food: Hong Kong borscht
Favorite boba drink: Winter melon milk tea with grass jelly
Favorite memory with my family: Exploring Asian ethnic neighborhoods around the US
About me: I have a B.A. in Psychology and minor in Anthropology from the University of California, Los Angeles. I love visiting natural history museums, reading novels written by Asian American authors, and collecting cute stationery.
Hometown: Concord, North Carolina
Favorite Chinese food: Dan dan noodles
Favorite boba drink: Taro milk tea with tapioca pearls
Favorite memory with my family: Visiting Japan and Spain in the summer
About me: I have a M.A. in Applied Developmental Psychology from Fordham University and a B.A. from North Carolina State University. I love Filipino martial arts, listening to hip hop dissection podcasts, and foosball.
Hometown: Madison, Mississippi
Favorite Chinese food: Hotpot
Favorite boba drink: Classic milk tea with tapioca pearls
Favorite memory with my friends: One-day ski trip with college friends where we all didn't know how to ski but attempted to teach each other
About me: I am currently studying Chemical and Physical Biology at Harvard University. I love playing Ultimate Frisbee, dancing with the Harvard Asian American Dance Troupe, and making origami anything.