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the whittle school & studios global boarding team

Jing Li //   Global Head of Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications   Li Jing has extensive senior leadership experience in education, helping connect schools in China and to those in the rest of the world. Prior to Whittle, she was secretary-general at YK Pao School, China’s top independent school, where she headed external affairs, enrollment, and strategic development; before that, she served as assistant principal at RDFZ, overseeing international programs and curriculum. She earned a master of public administration in international finance and economics from Columbia University, as well as an M.A. and B.A. at Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Jing Li // Global Head of Enrollment, Marketing, and Communications

Li Jing has extensive senior leadership experience in education, helping connect schools in China and to those in the rest of the world. Prior to Whittle, she was secretary-general at YK Pao School, China’s top independent school, where she headed external affairs, enrollment, and strategic development; before that, she served as assistant principal at RDFZ, overseeing international programs and curriculum. She earned a master of public administration in international finance and economics from Columbia University, as well as an M.A. and B.A. at Beijing Foreign Studies University.

Harrison Hart //   Associate Director of Global Boarding   A Baltimore native, Harrison joins Whittle School & Studios from Amerigo Education, a leading boarding provider for international students at U.S. high schools. He received his B.A. in English from Dartmouth College, where he received the Research, Writing, and Information Technology Leadership Award for his oversight in hiring for the writing center. . He additionally draws on his experiences as a Junior Fellow at King’s Academy in Jordan and a boarding student at Phillips Academy, Andover.

Harrison Hart // Associate Director of Global Boarding

A Baltimore native, Harrison joins Whittle School & Studios from Amerigo Education, a leading boarding provider for international students at U.S. high schools. He received his B.A. in English from Dartmouth College, where he received the Research, Writing, and Information Technology Leadership Award for his oversight in hiring for the writing center. . He additionally draws on his experiences as a Junior Fellow at King’s Academy in Jordan and a boarding student at Phillips Academy, Andover.

Matthew Pohl //   Director of Enrollment Strategy & Associate Director of College Counseling   Matthew’s upbringing extended from Salem, Massachusetts, to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. He earned his B.A. from Tufts University and his M.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, he led global marketing and recruitment for Penn’s undergraduate schools as associate director of admissions. He lived briefly in Israel after years of Hebrew and Arabic studies. He joined Whittle to be part of a pioneering venture that will upend conventional thinking in education.

Matthew Pohl // Director of Enrollment Strategy & Associate Director of College Counseling

Matthew’s upbringing extended from Salem, Massachusetts, to the White Mountains of New Hampshire. He earned his B.A. from Tufts University and his M.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently, he led global marketing and recruitment for Penn’s undergraduate schools as associate director of admissions. He lived briefly in Israel after years of Hebrew and Arabic studies. He joined Whittle to be part of a pioneering venture that will upend conventional thinking in education.

 
Echo Fan  //  Assistant Director of Admission   Echo received her undergraduate degree at Peking University and has a wealth of experience working with families seeking international education opportunities. At her previous position as the Director of Outreach at China's largest international education company, Echo led and presented at 500+ seminars and spoke to 6,000+ families around China and Asia. Echo believes that Whittle is a truly global and re-engineered education model that is fit for the next generation.

Echo Fan // Assistant Director of Admission

Echo received her undergraduate degree at Peking University and has a wealth of experience working with families seeking international education opportunities. At her previous position as the Director of Outreach at China's largest international education company, Echo led and presented at 500+ seminars and spoke to 6,000+ families around China and Asia. Echo believes that Whittle is a truly global and re-engineered education model that is fit for the next generation.

Brian Lee  // Global Boarding Associate  Born in the U.S., Brian Lee has lived in eight countries and studied at 20 different schools in pursuit of a global education. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy, Brian earned a B.A. in psychology at Swarthmore College, where he served as an Admissions Fellow. He then completed an M.A. in China studies with highest honors from Zhejiang University. During the past several years in China, Brian worked with leading education organizations to guide local and international high school students on outdoor experiential learning trips. He conducted education field research in rural China under a Fulbright grant, and was named a 2014 Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow. Brian speaks English, Korean, Mandarin, and Japanese, and joins Whittle to empower students of all backgrounds to access a rigorous and globally minded education.

Brian Lee // Global Boarding Associate

Born in the U.S., Brian Lee has lived in eight countries and studied at 20 different schools in pursuit of a global education. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy, Brian earned a B.A. in psychology at Swarthmore College, where he served as an Admissions Fellow. He then completed an M.A. in China studies with highest honors from Zhejiang University. During the past several years in China, Brian worked with leading education organizations to guide local and international high school students on outdoor experiential learning trips. He conducted education field research in rural China under a Fulbright grant, and was named a 2014 Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow. Brian speaks English, Korean, Mandarin, and Japanese, and joins Whittle to empower students of all backgrounds to access a rigorous and globally minded education.

Jane Zhang  // Global Boarding Associate  Jane received her M.A. in cultural management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is the founder of World Top School Exchange Education Consulting Services which helps students from Asia and their families to experience top schools in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan. Previously she worked at Zuoyou Management Consulting.

Jane Zhang // Global Boarding Associate

Jane received her M.A. in cultural management from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is the founder of World Top School Exchange Education Consulting Services which helps students from Asia and their families to experience top schools in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan. Previously she worked at Zuoyou Management Consulting.