Echo Xie joins the Center for Social Media as a graduate fellow. She is currently a graduate student in the International Media program at American University's School of Communication. Growing up in Beijing, Echo developed a deep interest in music, film and literature. In 2008, she graduated from University of International Business and Economics with a B.A. in business. Prior to coming to the US, Echo worked as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers, specializing in media and entertainment industry for two years. Witnessing rapidly changing social structures and communication, she began exploring participatory and social change tools. In media, she believes, lies the key to a better world.
Echo can be reached at xx9761a [at] american [dot] edu