Michelle Barbara Valentine

Hong Kong

Water Science, Policy and Management (MSc), 2015
Christ Church, Oxford

Funding: Louis Dreyfus

Michelle completed an  MSc in Water Science, Policy & Management as a Louis Dreyfus- Weidenfeld Scholar in 2015

Michelle graduated from Stanford University in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Science, Technology and Society and a Minor in East Asian Studies. Her essay on migrant health conditions in China was highly commended in the Social Innovations category of the 2013 Undergraduate Awards – an international awards programme which spans 182 institutions across 25 countries. In 2013 she received a research fellowship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and Stanford University for the joint Rural Education Action Programme. At Stanford, Michelle was the Director of Business Development for the Stanford Student Spaceflight Initiative as well as the China Editor for the Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs.

After graduation, Michelle would like to establish a social venture to address the problems of water sanitation and resource conservation in China.

Articles by Michelle Barbara Valentine

The Oxford Microfinance Initiative

Michelle Barbara Valentine

Louis Dreyfus-Weidenfeld scholar Michelle Valentine (Hong Kong, MSc Water Science Policy & Management) was involved in a pro bono project organised through the Oxford Microfinance Initiative.  The project involved advising one of the largest Mongolian
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Report for the Max Weidenfeld Travel grant

Michelle Barbara Valentine

As a result of a generous donation by the Eranda Foundation in honour of Lord Weidenfeld’s father Max Weidenfeld, a small travel fund is available annually to provide Scholars with financial support for travel required
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Water Markets in California

Michelle Barbara Valentine

California is in the fourth year of a critical drought. As the most productive agricultural region in the United States, the Californian drought has significant ramifications for food security in the country as well as
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