Alumni News

Thu Trang Do (Stephanie) '15 is currently working as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers in San Francisco, California. Stephanie graduated from Washington and Lee with a BS in Accounting & Business Administration and BA in East Asian Language & Literature (Chinese) Her contact information is

Alexandra Viers, '14 is currently attending the George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs working towards her Masters in International Affairs. Within this program her major focus will be on Asia. Her contact information is

Will Fulwider '14 is currently living in Guangzhou, China teaching high school and middle school English language and literature with a program called Princeton in Asia. In between the fifteen classes a week that he teaches, Will is working on improving his Chinese and exploring China's third largest city.

Rachel Urban, '13 is currently a graduate student at the University of Michigan. She received a FLAS (Foreign Language and Area Studies) Fellowship and is pursuing her MA in Japanese Studies.

Hang Nguyen, '13 is currently working at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Her work email is

Renata Janney (Carlson) '13 is with the JET Program as an Assistant Language Teacher at the Commercial High School in Fukushima city, Fukushima prefecture, Japan. As well as travelling around Japan, she hopes to visit South Korea and China in the near future. You can contact her at

Katie Howard, '13 is currently working in New York, NY at Christie's Auction House in Special Events. She works together on a team that coordinates and oversees over 900 events each year for Christie's America.

Melissa Horadam, '13 is currently working in Ningbo, China as a private education consultant for Chinese students planning to study abroad. You can contact her at

Tyler Grant, '12 has recently completed a Fulbright Fellowship (2012-2013) to the Republic of China (China). Tyler plans to study Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, in the Fall of 2013.

Judit Soria, '10 is a Corporate Marketing Executive for the Japanese company Ricoh ( ), in their European headquarters in London. Her area of expertise is B28 marketing, for the finance and healthcare sectors. Her contact information is

Kim Holland, '10 taught middle school in Charlotte, NC directly after graduation. She also studied abroad in Seoul, Korea for nine months in 2012. She plans to enter graduate school as a sociology PhD student in the fall of 2014.

Helen Hill, '09 moved to Beijing within 6 months of graduation, January 2010. She lived there for almost three years teaching English, interning at a Chinese ad agency, studying Chinese and working at a China-centric fashion news website ( Helen is currently back living in her hometown of Dallas, TX doing retail real estate, making Chinese friends and tutoring high school students in Chinese. Helen plans to make her first trip back to China in Fall 2014 and is very excited to do so! Her contact information is:

Madeline L. Gent, '08 is currently working on her doctoral degree in Chinese art history in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at the University of Maryland. She received her masters from Maryland in 2012 with a thesis titled "Beyond Nationalism: The Art of Xu Jianbai in Maoist China (1949-1979).

David Kronenfeld, '07 is Associate General Counsel and Manager of Mineral Project Development - Asia at Odyssey Marine Exploration. He spent much of the 2013 summer traveling throughout China for business development purposes. David maintains the blog