Noya Yan Tian

44 – Flushing, Queens

What Are You Most Passionate About?

I’d like to open a childcare center in New York, that teaches ancient Chinese culture. I want to link the western and eastern cultures in this diverse city.

Who Is Your Hero? Why?

Mahatma Gandhi is my hero. I appreciate his wisdom and his spirit. He led his people to a life of harmony and freedom.

What Is Your Favorite Sound?

When cutting and separating two halves of a watermelon, I love the sounds that prove it’s ripe and sweet.

What project would a laptop help you with? Give a short description.

I’m currently attending a childcare training program in Brooklyn. A laptop will help me keep track of my training, and start setting up my own center.

What do you love about this project?

Though this is a childcare project, it’s also my own baby. I would love to see it growing and flourishing.

What Languages do you speak?

Chinese, English

Given a choice, would you prefer a Mac or PC?

Mac