Audrey Au Yong Lyn – Women Deliver

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Audrey Au Yong Lyn

  • Age: 32
  •    |   She/her/hers


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Women are the future just as much as men.

- Audrey Au Yong Lyn


Audrey Au Yong Lyn is post-doctoral researcher at ETH Zurich with a background in Economics. Her research interests lie at the intersection of education, development and migration economics, specifically relating to gendered effects. Currently, Audrey is working on projects such as immigrant integration in Switzerland, and apprenticeships in education systems at the Chair of Education Systems (CES) at ETH Zurich.

What ignited your pursuit for gender equality?

Disproportionate gender ratios in all work-related facets.

Please share your biggest wins as an advocate for gender equality.

Impactful research with important policy implications.

Outside of your gender equality advocacy work, what do you enjoy doing?

Dancing and traveling.

Languages Spoken:

  • English (Advanced/Native)
  • Mandarin (Intermediate)
  • Spanish (Elementary)

Speaks On:

  • Adolescent health
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Decision Making Power

Past Awards, Certifications, or Fellowships:

  • United Nations Research Institute for Social Policy and Development (UNRISD) Research Fellowship (March-May 2020)
  • Best Student Paper Award by the Australian Gender Economics Workshop (2020)
  • Female Mobility Grant/Scholarship by the German Research Training Group (GRK) (2020)
  • Ph.D. scholarship by the German Research Foundation (DFG) (2017-2020)
  • UNEP Gender Mainstreaming Intern (2017)
  • Certificate in Practical Spanish by The University of Western Ontario (2015)
  • GRK (German Research Training Group) Travel Grant (~10,000 Euros, 2017 - 2020)
  • GRK (German Research Training Group) Female Mobility Grant (~3,000 Euros, 2020)