Maddy Manning-Bi recently graduated from Stanford University's Online High School and will be attending Columbia University in the City of New York. She will be pursuing a Creative Writing/English Literature degree while studying Voice Performance with a professor from The Juilliard School. Since 2021, Maddy has worked as the Deputy Editor in Chief for the Communications Team at the global organization Dear Asian Youth and was previously an editor for the Literature Department. Her work has been published and featured by DAY, Pixel Journal, Stanford OHS's "The Chrysalis," Pixelate, and De Novo. In her free time, Maddy enjoys playing the cello, dancing (ballet, tap, and jazz), listening to show tunes, tutoring math, and being with her cat!