- pronouns She/Her/Hers
- education BA, Boston College
MS, Northeastern University Download CV
Catalina Tang Yan, MS is a doctoral candidate at BU School of Social Work. Her research interests are in Participatory Action Research (PAR) approaches to achieving social, racial, and economic justice in education and health with youth and communities of color in urban cities. She’s served as a graduate research assistant at the Center for Promise and has partnered with national and international community and grassroots organizations in the implementation of Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) collaborations. Catalina is an immigrant and first-generation college student. She was born and raised in Colombia, South America and she traces her ancestors from rural villages from Southern China.