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BIO:

Emily actively participates in international sports affairs and seeks to promote the YOG values by enriching young athletes’ learning experience through and beyond sport. She holds a B.A. in international relations from the University of California, where she was a student-athlete in tennis.

Emily A. Yeh

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The “Through and Beyond Taekwondo” project partners with Guofeng Junior High School in Hualien County, which is also home to Nanjing 2014 YOG medallists. Summer camps (annually) and after-school sessions (throughout the year) are hosted for elementary school children and led by middle and high school students on the taekwondo team, allowing the more senior athletes to build leadership skills and give back to the community. Children from low-income families participate at reduced or no cost. Nanjing 2014 YOG Coach and Head Coach of Guofeng, Chen Liao-shia, also hosts between six and eight students in her home.

Social/Web

Chinese Taipei YOG Team https://www.facebook.com/ChineseTaipeiYOGTeam
Guofeng Taekwondo Training Centre https://www.facebook.com/GFTaekwondo

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