Olivia Holder

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

Olivia Holder graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a major in History and double minors in Chinese and Comparative Literature. A Yenching Scholar, she will receive a masters in China Studies (History and Archaeology) from the Yenching Academy of Peking University. Her loves of tea, museums, storytelling, and sharing culture led her to intern with The Smithsonian Office of International Relations, Beijing Cultural Heritage Protection Center, as well as Chinese teahouses and tea production companies. As a Marshall Scholar, Olivia will pursue a degree in Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology at the University of Oxford.