General Information
Name
Ezinne Meremikwu / 毛恩慈
Sex
Female
Current City
Beijing, China
Industry
Other/Not Classified
Citizen of
United States
Personal Summary
Choosing to study abroad in China with UCEAP Beijing, I am continuing to understand more about my identity as a African-American due to the people and interactions I have had in this program, and I am learning about the kind of impact I want to have in US-China relations as an African-American.
Education
China Program
  • University of California Education Abroad Program (2017)
University
  • University of California - Santa Barbara (2018)
High School
  • Chaminade College Preparatory (2014)
Online Presence

    Ezinne has not yet entered any online presence.

US-China Experience
Cities lived in the US
  • Los Angeles, CA (1997/01 - Current)
Cities lived in China
  • Beijing, China (2016/06 - Current)
Chinese Level
Listening: Average
Speaking: Basic
Reading: Average
Writing: Average
HSK level: 3
Work Experience (4 years of work experience)
2014/10-2016/06
Several Positions. Please see teh Brief Description box below. at CALPIRG 10/2014 - 6/2016
China Related?
No
Industry
Nonprofit Charitable Organizations
Description
Secretary of the UC CALPIRG Executive Board(5/2015 - 3/2016): Increased communication between all UC CALPIRG Chapters by examining, analyzing and debriefing about each other’s victories and nonsuccesses. Responsibilities included: voting on the priorities and projects for the year, hiring professional staff and allocating student funding. / Member at Large of the UCSB Chapter Board/ Against Citizens United Coordinator (5/2015 - 3/2016): A voting member on UCSB CALPIRG’s priorities. / Against Citizens United Coordinator (5/2015 - 6/2016): Strategized and executed a proposal to pass a resolution through Santa Barbara City Council that will publicly disclose the city of Santa Barbara is opposed to Citizens United. This plan was accepted and will be implemented by November of 2016. Organized and trained my team on positions for this campaign, such as an event coordinator. / Creative Director of CALPIRG’s Santa Barbara Go Solar Campaign (10/2014 - 5/2015) Completed the CALPIRG’s Santa Barbara Go Solar Facebook Page and worked to facilitate on-campus discussions about CALPIRG’s Solar Campaign via the site.

2015/03-2016/06
Intern at Legislative District Office of Assembly Member Das Williams
China Related?
No
Industry
Government and Military
Description
Transcribed California policy legislation into layman terms to reply to constituents’ emails or letters to the Assembly Member about their support or opposition of a bill. Responsibilities included: organizing scheduling requests for the Assembly Member and Staff, handling constituent casework which involves, answering any of the constituent’s questions, whether in person, email, or on phone; creating requested award certificates and welcome letters.

2015/11-2016/06
Circulation Desk Student Employee at University of California Santa Barbara Davidson Library
China Related?
No
Industry
Education
Description
Served patrons of UCSB and the Santa Barbara Community. Tasks include: welcoming patrons to the library, checking in and checking out books to patrons, answering patron’s question.

2014/05-2014/10
Customer Service Representative: at TotalCare Pharmacy
China Related?
No
Industry
Retail
Description
Started as a volunteer but shortly transitioned to paid, due to commitment, effort and success. Highly fulfilled, at above expectation, the task of earning the confidence of pharmacy walk-ins and phone contacts to transfer their medications to this pharmacy. Increased the efficiency of pick-ups for Will-Call prescriptions, directly affecting pharmacy’s bottom line since reversal and subsequent refund of already collected payments was dramatically decreased.