Excellence in Language Studies Award, Tibetan 


Student Name: Rurie Yi

Major(s): Finance and Arts Management

Bio: Rurie Yi is currently a junior at the Goizueta Business School studying Finance and Arts
Management. She was drawn to the Tibetan language after taking Conversational Tibetan with
Professor Tsepak Rigzin her sophomore year and learning more about the nuanced
underpinnings of the highly complex and beautiful language. Throughout Tibetan 101 and 102,
she has had the fortune of learning the essential building blocks of Tibetan and establishing a
foundation for future study. Following graduation, she hopes to work for a start-up and go into
growth marketing. In her free time, she enjoys cooking Korean food, listening to audiobooks and
podcasts, and training for her first 10K.