Brian Sanghee Lee attended the Fall 2008 Semester at The Island School and was honored as the Cacique of his class. Brian is passionate about empowering students to access a global education. Previously, he has conducted education research in rural China under a Fulbright-Hays grant. After graduating from Swarthmore College with a BA in Psychology, he went on to complete his MA in China Studies at Zhejiang University. Brian then joined Whittle School & Studios, helping to launch their global boarding programs in Shenzhen and Washington D.C. In addition to advising startups on global strategy, he now directs an online life coaching program designed to develop self-awareness and teach cross-cultural communication to students. He was named a 2014 Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow and speaks English, Korean, Mandarin, and Japanese.