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Selena Zhao

Selena Zhao
BFA in Arts Administration and Policy, School of The Art Institute of Chicago

 Area(s) of Interest: Visual arts, Entrepreneurship, PR/Marketing

Experience: Inventory and Operation Assistant at Commercial Galleries; Independent Curator; Current working as a full-time Overseas Business Marketing Representative

Ideal Job in 10 Years: Director of Marketing/Sales; Running my own contemporary art advisory firm

What led you to enroll in the MSLCE program at Northwestern? Being able to return to campus is meaningful. To me, MSLCE is more than a degree but an extraordinary opportunity to connect with awesome faculties and students that are stellar in their own professions.

What are you most looking forward to about the MSLCE program? Class definitely, I’m very interested in taking the Pitching class this Fall, I hope there’s enough spots

Favorite Song? Anita Mui’s songs are irresistible, she’s an AsianPop classic

If you could donate one million dollars, which cause/organization would you choose to support? I would split the money amongst grassroots organizations that provide infrastructure and support for Queer and Trans People of Color and direct mutual aid for Queer and Trans People of Color who are in need of housing and basic needs.

Where are you from? Guangzhou, China