ESP Biography

OLIVIA WARING, HST graduate student studying medical physics

Major: Health Sciences and Technology

College/Employer: MIT

Year of Graduation: G2

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Olivia is a graduate student in medical engineering and medical physics at MIT and Harvard Medical School. She ultimately hopes to pursue a career as a humanitarian physician, hopefully with Doctors Without Borders. Olivia holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry with a minor in Chinese from Princeton University ('12) and a master's degree in linguistics from the University of Oxford ('13). While at Oxford, she also conducted research into quantum computing. She has worked as a software engineer for the Center for Advanced Study of Language, National Public Radio, Microsoft, and ThoughtWorks, and she worked as a rural journalist in India for a year, supported by a Clinton Fellowship for Service in India. Olivia is an avid musician and actress and a lifelong lover of languages: she has dabbled in Italian, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Japanese, Tibetan, Latin, and Greek, and she's currently working on Arabic.

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