Songqiao Yao is the founder of WildBound, an innovative environmental education venture based in China that brings young adults on expeditions to different ecosystems around the globe. She was the first Chinese participant and faculty member of Homeward Bound, the largest female expedition to Antarctica. Prior to founding Wildbound, she has actively campaigned on environmental justice and climate change as a researcher and youth delegate at UN climate change in 2010. She has received her Mphil in Geography from Cambridge and her MBA from Oxford.