Author Archives: Yichen (Lily) Shi

About Yichen (Lily) Shi

Yichen (Lily) Shi is a PhD candidate in Theoretical Physics at Harvard University. She had her childhood in Shanghai, her teenage years in Sydney, and has since traveled to 65 countries, mostly as a solo traveler. She is working on a Bildungsroman set in Pakistan. scholar.harvard.edu/yshi

So You’re Not Racist, What Next?

In this day and age, as a female “person of color” living in a first-world country, I have many opportunities to indulge in the love of Western progressives. Nonetheless, I invite you to look at the big picture, to stop…