Yuning Feng is a dual-degree master’s candidate in Urban Planning and Public Health at The Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. Originally from China, Yuning spent the latter half of her life in the United States, where she graduated in 2018 from Wake Forest University, with a B.S. in Health and Exercise Science and B.A. in Studio Art. Previously, she worked as a public health research fellow at the Center for Active Design where she designed and maintained the literature database in Excel for COVID-19 and built environment research findings. Yuning plans to continue pursuing environmental planning, either with the city agencies or for private consulting firms, to ensure sustainable and equitable development practices are promoted, while empowering communities with information on environmental health.