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Michael received his Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Northeastern University Shenyang, China, and his Masters in Social Development from the University of Sussex, England. He is the Vice Director at the Consultation Center of AIDS Aid and Health Service and an active Consultant at Northeast Transgender Support Network, non-profit organizations that advocate for LGBTI+ rights, HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment, and sex worker’s rights protection and advocacy in Asia and the Pacific region. He is responsible for grant writing, fundraising, project coordination, and organizational strategic planning. He also conducts community-based research and leadership building training workshops for non-profit organizations.

In the past 9 years, he helped his organization and other non-profit organizations in China to raising over 500,000 USD with perfect proposal writing skills. Michael also managed and coordinated 22 independent projects, and helped young LGBTI activist found 6 student unions and 7 non-profit organizations. He has served on the advisory and management boards of several regional and international organizations and networks that aim to help the development and fundraising of non-profit organizations worldwide, including Red Umbrella Fund and APNSW. During his Hubert H. Humphrey fellowship year 2019-20, Michael will study effective human rights advocacy methods, program coordination and management, and public policy implementation at Humphrey School Of Public Affairs and OutFront MN.