Translation and interpreting studies, intercultural communication.
Attained Chinese Language Teacher Certificate with distinction, International Profession
Certification Association, 2011.
Won the “Excellent Teacher Prize” First Prize award twice and Second Prize award twice, and won the “Excellent Teaching Prize” First Prize award three times and Second Prize award once during employment as faculty at the College of Continuing Education in the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies from 2009 to 2013.
Attained the status of being the first Registered Interpreter of Mandarin Chinese on the Louisiana Surpreme Court registry of court interpreters by passing comprehensive written exams, May 2014.
Served as court interpreter in federal and state courts for law firms and for government entities on an as-needed basis, December 2014 to present.
Attained the status of being the first and only Certified Court Interpreter of Mandarin Chinese in the state of Louisiana by passing the Court Interpreter Oral Examination developed by the National Center for State Courts, which included sight translation, consecutive interpreting and simultaneous interpreting. This is the highest level obtainable for a court interpreter of Mandarin Chinese in the U.S. Sworn in and awarded the Court Interpreter Certificate at the Louisiana Supreme Court in New Orleans, October 2016.