Yiwei Duan

Georgia State University

Yiwei Duan is a passionate fourth-year Economics PhD student at Georgia State University and a first-generation scholar. With a deep personal understanding of the transformative power of education, Yiwei's research interest centers around investigating college enrollment patterns. Motivated by her own journey as a first-generation scholar, she is dedicated to understanding the factors that influence access to higher education and the barriers that students from underrepresented backgrounds face. By examining the dynamics of college enrollment, Yiwei aims to contribute to evidence-based solutions that enhance educational opportunities and promote social mobility.