Venus Fung is a policy analyst at the Asia-Pacific Branch of Global Affairs Canada. She holds an M.A. from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. Her professional experience includes work with the Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, the Canada West Foundation, the U.S. Consulate General, and the High Commission of Canada in Canberra, Australia. Venus holds a B.A. (Hons.) in Communications Studies from the University of Calgary. While her foundation is in communications, she's also passionate and curious about diaspora studies, soft power, diplomacy 2.0, and everything in the realm of digital media.