Author Archives: Yichen (Lily) Shi

About Yichen (Lily) Shi

Yichen (Lily) Shi holds a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Harvard and a master's degree in mathematics from Cambridge University. She has lived in seven countries and traveled to 68, mostly as a solo traveler. She speaks seven languages fluently. She currently lives in Sweden and 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…