Shiye Yang completed her Bachelor of Arts Dual Degree of Chinese Language and Literature and English in 2009, graduating from Beijing Normal University in Beijing, PRC. During her time at university, she worked at Guangdong Country Garden International School as an 11th and 12th grade Chinese instructor. Ms. Yang continued to deepen her educational experience during her time as a Class Counselor and 10th Grade Chinese teacher at the Shanghai Xinzhuang Public High School in Shanghai. Her work has recently brought her to the United States where she tutors undergraduate students in Chinese at Loyola Marymount University while currently working on her M.A. in Bilingual Education there.