Some of the many hands, brains, and hearts behind ODC
President: Eric H.Q. Zhang
Eric is a second-year undergraduate studying Human Sciences at Mansfield College. He was the VP consulting at ODC last year but is looking forward to joining ODC again as the President! He is very keen into creating social impacts and outside of ODC, he has had experiences in various socially impactful organisations from education reform to ethnic minority awareness raising. In his free time, Eric can be found playing basketball and cooking with his friends.
VP Consulting: Maria Rotaru
Maria is a second-year Philosphy, Politics and Economics student at Somerville College. She has a strong interest in public policy design and analysis, as well as in developmental economics. Particularly, she is passionate about issues such as poverty, education and children’s rights. During previous internships, she has focused on researching and analyzing policy related to water scarcity and conflict, child abuse and protection and quality education. Maria looks forward to being a part of ODC, working with a variety of NGOs and students. Outside these interests, she is also the JCR International Officer at Somerville.
VP External Relations: Xuan Yee
Xuan is a second-year Experimental Psychology student at St Edmund Hall. As he has a deep interest in non-profit and development work, he volunteered for multiple NGOs in various capacities. For example, he evaluated the impact of the education access initiatives of a global NGO and the microfinance initiatives of an Indonesian NGO using data analysis. Issues like inequality, child development, and education are especially close to his heart.
Events Director: Su Xijia
Xijia is a first-year Philosophy, Politics and Economics student at Corpus Christi College. His passion for social impact drives him to run a Fintech start-up for Gen Z’s passion projects. Xijia’s prior experiences in both the private sector and non-profits inspire him to join ODC to bring ideas across people from all backgrounds. Outside, Xijia is also a history lover and travel enthusiast
Treasurer: Adam O'Neill
Creative Director: Miyu Haraguchi