Weixi is currently pursuing a joint-master degree in environmental health science in Yale School of Public Health and environmental science in Yale School of Environment. She graduated with an undergraduate degree in Environmental Science from the University of Manchester in the UK in 2017. Before coming to Yale, she worked as a headhunter specializing in healthcare industry in Shanghai and conducted research in perovskite solar cells at Tsinghua University in Beijing. She also worked as an Intern Engineer in China Academy of Urban Planning and Design focusing on wastewater treatment and urban infrastructures planning. She is very interested in environmental justice and exploring the impacts of climate change and environmental pollution on human health, especially among vulnerable populations.