2011 Fourth Princess, Alysha Chan


Alysha Chan was born and raised in the beautiful suburb of Arcadia to proud parents Dr. Paul Chan and Mrs. Debra Yee-Chan and younger siblings Melany and Tyler. She just graduated with two degrees in May as part of a five-year dual-degree engineering program. She first attended Scripps College for three years and studied Engineering and Hispanic Studies. Her involvement in the Asian American Sponsor Program and the Asian American Student Union enabled her to protest for minority workers’ rights through the Bus Riders Union and the Hilton LAX Boycott.

or the past two years, Alysha studied Earth and Environmental Engineering at Columbia University and was on the Dean’s List. She was Vice President of the Asian American Alliance and Senior Events Director of the Engineering Student Council. She is very passionate about the environment and aspires to become an environmental policymaker to be at the forefront of enacting environmental change. Alysha has been playing basketball competitively for over 12 years, and she also loves running, making YouTube videos with her friends, and vacationing with her tight-knit family.