Ruisha Qian

University of Missouri

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Ruisha Qian is a 2013 White House Correspondents’ Association (WHCA) scholar, and the recipient of a $2500 grant to study in Washington D.C.

Ruisha, a native of China, finished her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from China’s Beijing Foreign Studies University. She has worked as a business and public life reporter at the Columbia Missourian, writer and producer for, and will continue pursuing her passion in business and financial journalism as an intern for Kiplinger this summer in D.C.

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