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Charlie Rong is the office manager at the Center for Global Development. Prior to joining CGD, he worked at a visa agency helping clients secure visas and 3- step document authentication for use in China. In his spare time, Rong tutors students in beginner’s Mandarin Chinese and volunteers for Food & Friends and DC Central Kitchen. Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Rong graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BS in biology and from George Mason with a BA in psychology.