By Xuming Gu, Peter Zicong Liang, and Jessica Jiaxi Qu

When looking at the racial disparities in the United States, one thing that really stood out to us was how the system and policies have been set up in public school education and how different racial groups have been affected by the trends of racial segregation, desegregation, and resegregation in education. As being said by James Baldwin,

“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

Our project can by no means capture the full picture of the racial disparities in the…


According to the statistics provided by Johns Hopkins University, an estimated 26% of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental health illness in a given year. In particular, mental health concerns in tech entrepreneurship is oftentimes described as “founder’s blues.” Building on the brilliant minds developing innovative solutions to tackle various social and economic problems, people in the tech industry oftentimes struggle with meeting high expectations, a fast work pace, and a heavy workload on a daily basis.

On top of raising the public’s awareness of mental health and breaking the social stigma around mental health challenges…

Jessica Jiaxi Qu

Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Data Storytelling, Theatre Production, Costume Design

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