Missy has a Bachelor Degree in English Journalism received in 2000 from the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology. She has had extensive experience in the business sector in China during 2000-2011, working in the automobile and entertainment industry multinational companies, General Motors Asia Pacific and Universal Studios Shanghai Office.
Missy is a compassionate person who loves working with people and teaching Mandarin from beginner levels to the most advanced levels. Her working experience has greatly enriched her understanding for successful cross-cultural communication in working with people from different cultures. During her work in GM, Missy became interested in Chinese language teaching, and undertook systematic Chinese language teaching training and study, deepening her knowledge and love of the language and leading to her earning the TCSL teaching certification (Teaching Chinese as a Second Language). She added teaching to her responsibilities, and since then she has had extensive experience teaching students from a wide variety of cultural backgrounds. She has great pride in her students' achievements of practical Mandarin communication skills and capabilities.