While kayaking in New Zealand, Ziqi discovered that happy laughter is the secret to attracting dolphins.
Originally from China, Ziqi has lived and studied in both the U.S. and New Zealand. She has worked with culturally diverse communities and is passionate about supporting community engagement through effective communication. Holding a master’s degree in public administration from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington, Ziqi is passionate about environmental policy and management, public transportation, energy sustainability and housing. At EnviroIssues, Ziqi applies her knowledge to a variety of projects, enhancing the connection between agency programs and the public. During her free time, Ziqi enjoys playing her cello and hanging out with her friends at various coffee shops around Seattle.