PR & Website Officer: Teng Zhang
Teng was born in a small city called Zhijiang in China, alongside the world’s third longest river, the Yangtze river. Teng spent his first 20 years in China before coming to Belgium to pursue a degree in Electronic Engineering at KU Leuven. Besides acquiring knowledge in the engineering field, Teng never hesitated to take chances to develop his social skills and understanding of the world. A recent one was Teng leading a group of 40 Belgian students for an 18-day study tour in China, visited Chengdu, Shanghai, Xi`an and Beijing during Easter 2016.
Teng considers himself as an ever-growing global citizen and joined KULMUN to meet people alike. Teng is grateful for his experience living in two countries half a globe away and is fascinated with the diversity of ways different people present themselves. During his first year in KULMUN, Teng appreciated the opportunities he got from KULMUN to attend all these trainings, conferences and socials which have helped him to grow into a better person. This also provided him with sufficient enthusiasm to join the board to represent KULMUN to everyone in the MUN world.
As the PR manager of KULMUN 2017-2018, Teng is aiming to build a better reputation and increase the visibility of KULMUN. There are 2 out 4 KULMUN values which inspired Teng the most: Professionalism and Empowering, from which Teng made the vision statement: A family about empowerment. Teng will strive to build the image of KULMUN as an organization which is admirable but relatable.