Yuna is a second year Penn fellow in Mathematics and Computer Science as part of the University of Pennsylvania’s Boarding School Teaching Residency program. In her first year, she was the Dankin Teaching Fellow.
Prior to coming to Taft, she graduated from Brown University, where she double concentrated in cognitive science and education studies, and attended The Hotchkiss School, where she was a tri-varsity athlete (field hockey, swimming, lacrosse) and named All-American in lacrosse. At Brown, Yuna was a member of the varsity women’s lacrosse team, where she was nominated for “Best Rookie Performance” of all Brown University’s D1 varsity spring sports teams. Also, during her time at Brown, Yuna was a coordinator and peer mentor for the Curricular Resource Center under the Office of the Dean of the College, and the student representative for the Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences department. Yuna also served on Brown’s Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, and was an organizer for HGSE's “Let’s Talk!” Asian/Asian American Wellbeing conference.
At Taft, Yuna teaches geometry and computer science, works with the theater program, and coaches lacrosse. In addition, she is the faculty advisor for the Asian/Asian American Student Affinity Group, along with serving on the Academic Technology Committee. This year, she lives in HDT4.