Brenda graduated from University of Michigan with a double major in Psychology and Economics. During college, she was involved in multiple research projects on education psychology and classroom management. She was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and went on to receive her Master’s in Management at Cornell University. Brenda worked at HSBC in Hong Kong for a few years, specializing in corporate banking. She then committed herself to the education industry and worked with many Chinese students studying at US boarding schools. She now lives in Beijing, where she enjoys being surrounded by the rich cultural heritage. She loves French pastries and follows the English Premier League.