Ke Zhang is pursuing the Glocal Community Development Studies M.A. program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Over the course of the fellowship, Ke hopes to learn how to apply successful and innovative Israeli solutions to strengthen China’s community development initiatives.
After attending the Tecnologico de Monterrey in Mexico for a semester as an exchange student, Ke was offered a position teaching Chinese and 20th century history at the university. Eager to empower students with more educational opportunities, in the summer of 2016, Ke organized free classes in reading and writing in Spanish, English language skills and taught basic hygiene skills.
Ke also collaborated with the university and the National System for Integral Family Development to integrate youth with special needs into the university.
Ke currently holds a B.A. in English and Literature from Ningbo University where he was a columnist for the university’s newspaper. He has also broadcasted for the university’s English radio stations and served as the host of the Ningbo University International Festival in 2013.