western academy of beijing, 2004-2016
johns hopkins center for talented youth, 2012-2015
hamilton college, 2016-2020
heidi wong is a poet, artist, philanthropist, and influencer.
heidi has been writing poems since her sophomore year of high school, and published her first collection of poetry, sixteen, one year later. from this project, she was able to donate 15,000 USD to the johns hopkins center for talented youth (cty).
after participating in cty at lafayette college and princeton university, cty named a scholarship fund after her; in 2016, the heidi wong scholarship fund was established to help other qualified students attend the program.
since then, heidi has gained a substantial following of over 150,000 users on her instagram, @heidiwongofficial, where she posts original artwork and poetry under the name (h.w.). she has also collaborated with brands such as fashion nova, daniel wellington, phenomenal woman, and ideal of sweden on instagram.
with art, heidi specializes in expressionist painting and drawing. in 2015, she collaborated with phoenix new media china for their annual live charity art auction, and single-handedly raised over 43,000 USD for leukemia treatment for children in rural china. in addition, heidi has been the winner of the national art and calligraphy competition of china for six consecutive years.
her art has been printed in magazines such as galore, art reveal, and art ascent. in 2018, her art was featured in artexpo new york, and her poem "how i became an atheist" won the button poetry short form contest.
having earned her international baccalaureate diploma at the western academy of beijing, heidi is currently pursuing a double major in creative writing and fine arts at hamilton college.
for a full list of her features and collaborations, visit the FEATURES page. for more inquiries, contact her through email, instagram, or the CONTACT page.