Yiran Shen

Yiran Shen

Corporate Partnership Intern

Likes: Sudoku, travelling, kart racing, hotpot and sleeping

Dislikes: Paper straws, carrots, procrastination and fake news

Favourite Animal in the Yarra Catchment: Squirrel Glider


Yiran(Jenny) Shen is one to keep an eye on, she is a current Bachelor of Commerce student at University of Melbourne, majoring in Economics and Finance. She is a recipient of Melbourne International Undergraduate Scholarship. Jenny is super passionate about putting theories into practice and making real social impact. She has volunteered as a consultant for Non profits and social enterprises and has engaged in several community projects. 

Jenny is an ambitious individual who has continued to volunteer and get involved in the community! She has been recognised with the Accomplished Leaders in Communities Award by volunteering more than 60 hours with the University of Melbourne and the wider community. Also having achieved the Australia Wide First Aid Certificate during the volunteering experience. 

With a strong love for the environment and sustainability, Jenny is willing to bring her experience and passions to YRKA. She loves spending her time along the Yarra River and being amongst nature, she is an active member of the community and we are excited to have her aboard! 


“I always enjoy the views of Melbourne by walking alongside the Yarra River. Yarra River is the beating heart of this amazing city and let’s make it great again!”