Tong Yu graduated from Wuhan University with bachelor’s degrees in economics and mathematics in 2015. During her time at Wuhan University, she received training in finance, mathematics and experience in economic research. Tong also gained additional experience in mathematical modeling and programming as the meritorious winner in the Mathematical Contest in Modeling. She interned at the HSBC Wuhan branch and received the top financial planning award. Tong joined the MSCF program to further develop her quantitative and programming skills and combine them with economic and mathematical knowledge in the finance industry.