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Jennifer Yi

Responsible. Experienced. Passionate.

About Me

I am a 18-year old detail-oriented, patient team player who welcomes other opinions, a resourceful, committed leader who gets the job done, and a respectful, honest, responsible person who always keeps a positive attitude

I live by the phrase "Our strengths and weaknesses do not define us, our strength in times of weakness does."

Education

Sep 2016Present

B. Sc in Health Sciences in Life Sciences

Simon Fraser University
Sep 2006June 2016

International Baccaulaureate Diploma and Dogwood Diploma

Pacific Academy
2016

Schulich Leader

Simon Fraser University

www.schulichleaders.com/winners/2016

Certifications

Oct 2014Present

First Degree Black Belt Certificate

Songahm Taekwondo

Obtained after 3 years of training and passing the physical and technical examinations for black belt.

Jun 2015Present

RCM Grade 10 Violin Repertoire Certificate

Royal Conservatory of Music

Passed the Grade 10 Practical examination as well as the music theory exams of Advanced Rudiments, History 1: An Overview, Intermediate Harmony and History 2: Middle Ages to Classical.

May 2014Present

RCM History and Harmony: Intermediate

Royal Conservatory of Music

Completed Intermediate Harmony and History 2: Middle Ages to Classical in Royal Conservatory of Music.

Dec 2014Present

Volunteer Development Program Completion

City of Surrey

Obtained after participating in three workshops as a Surrey Parks, Recreation and Culture volunteer and 15+ hours of volunteer experience.

  • Communicating through Conflict
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Facilitation
  • Leadership Fundamentals
Jul 2015Present

SHAD Fellow

SHAD International

Selected to participate in an immersive program of lectures, workshops, projects and activities built on the STEM foundation, at McMaster University.

Jun 2013Jun 2016

Emergency First Aid CPR/AED Level C

Red Cross

Achieved after completing a one-day course on emergency first aid and CPR and passing practical and written examinations

Feb 2013Feb 2019

FoodSafe Level 1

Province of British Columbia

Completed the eight-hour face-to-face food handling, sanitation and work safety course.

Experience

Jun 2015Oct 2015

Secretary General

Pacific Model United Nations 2015
  • Successfully coordinated event, invited politicians to attend, garnered media attention and gained exposure for our organization
  • Responsible for staff training, finances and logistics for conference of 200 delegates
May 2015June 2016

Logistics Director

Project Pulse Vancouver
  • Engaged high school students through interactions with physicians, graduate school admission representatives and exemplary post-secondary students
  • Responsible for securing venues and logistics for informative meetings and conference
Jan 2015June 2016

Chief of Staff

Cardiovascular Diseases Aids and Solutions Society
  • Created a non-profit society aimed towards bringing direct financial aid to hospitals and patients suffering from cardiovascular diseases
  • Worked with a team of passionate high school students
  • Organized various charity events for Surrey Memorial Hospital
  • Interviewed and hired staff members to represent organization
Sep 2013June 2016

Co-Founder and Director

Vancouver High-School Organization Southern League
  • Expanded Vancouver High-School Organization into Surrey and Delta
  • Organized and planned various activities for science competitions
  • Coordinated logistics for multiple events of 100 participants
Sep 2015June 2016

President

Model United Nations Club at Pacific Academy
  • Taught younger students the procedures of Model United Nations
  • Organized teams of delegates to send to various conferences
Sep 2013June 2016

President

Science Club at Pacific Academy
  • Initiated the club and organized teams to participate in competitions
  • Worked with Vancouver High-School Organization
  • Trained and taught younger students
Sep 2013June 2016

President

Debate Club at Pacific Academy
  • Trained students the various formats of debate
  • Led practice by organizing teams and hosting rounds
Sep 2013June 2016

1st chair of Second Violins

Surrey Youth Orchestra
  • Guided and encouraged section of Second Violins
Sep 2013Present

Volunteer 

Langley Gardens Chartwell Senior Home
  • Playing music on violin and One-on-one visits
  • Built valuable relationships with seniors
Sep 2014Mar 2015

Outreach Team to Bolivia

Pacific Academy Outreach Society
  • Responsible for 3rd grade class with Santa Cruz Learning Center
  • Learned to be respectable of culture with Ayore indigenous group
Jul 2012Aug 2013

Summer Camp Volunteer

City of Surrey
  • Gained experience of working with children aged 9-12
  • Planned and led various games and activities
  • Worked with team of program directors
Sep 2011Jun 2012

Grade 8 Representative

Student Council
  • Planned multiple student events throughout the year
  • Built teamwork in student council