Yifei joined IFPRI as a Senior Research Assistant in 2011. Now she is working as a Communications Specialist II at Development Strategy and Governance Division. She has been assisting with developing websites, data visualization tools and technologies, and other communication tools for the ReSAKSS Africa and Asia projects. Before joining IFPRI, she worked for various media-related companies and has been involved with several research works in relation to the Asian economy. She received her Master’s Degree from University of Wisconsin-Madison in Professional-track Journalism, with an emphasis in economic and international reporting, and her Bachelor’s Degree from Renmin University of China in Journalism.