Sissi was born and raised in Suzhou. She graduated from Nanjing University with a Masters Degree in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. She has qualified as a teacher and has been working in Dulwich College Suzhou since it opened. Sissi has enjoyed teaching Mandarin in the Junior School. She has a real passion for language teaching and new teaching skills and enjoys sharing these with her students and colleagues. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, reading and painting. Sissi has travelled to 23 provinces in China, reads 80 books per year and is a talented painter.