Ms. Zhao finished her Master of Mathematic, Statistics, and Computer Science degree at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in December 1999. She has been working full time as an IT User Support Specialist/System Administrator for Department of Preventive Medicine since 2006, then 2014 the IT department in Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University. Ms. Zhao became Dongfang parent since the year 2006, officially started volunteer work since the year 2008. She obtained her teacher’s training certificate from Chinese Language and Culture College of HuaQiao University in summer 2011 & started teaching in fall semester the same year.

With the passion to promote Chinese Culture and Chinese Education in Chicago area, Ms. Zhao took the leardship position at Dongfang since early 2015.

Xia Zhao