Ryan Xiong is a junior majoring in both Community, Environment & Planning, and Communication. Ryan has a keen interest in civic engagement, community building, and digital media. He desires to strengthen the connections between public and business company by using the power of new media and community engagement skills. Thus, he would like to help businesses like start-ups to spread out their company values and cultures through social media. Outside of class, Ryan serves as the Public Relations Officer for the China Entrepreneur Network at the University of Washington (CENUW). His involvement with this campus club reflects his passions in entrepreneurship, communication, networking and fundraising. Additionally, some of his hobbies include: traveling, hiking, exploring delicious food options and a willingness to try new things.