A native of Alabama, Maya Bian recently graduated from the University of Tennessee, where she studied global health equity through the College Scholars Program. She is currently a Yenching Scholar at Peking University, where she is pursuing a master’s degree in China Studies with a focus in Law & Society. She hopes to continue her undergraduate research on eldercare in China and deepen her understanding of the intersection of care, culture, and social policy. She plans to eventually pursue an MD-PhD in the U.S. and work as a physician, researcher, and organizer in the American South.