Tian Li is a resident of the Nankai District of Tianjin. Ms. Tian has degrees in both English teaching and developmental and educational psychology. She has taught since 1999 and currently teaches English at Tianjin No. 43 High School, which is among the first model high schools in the city. The school specializes in educational and experimental teaching across subjects, including information technology. Ms. Tian has written articles in a collection published by XinLei Publishing House about ways to build students’ self-esteem and develop their potential. Ms. Tian was hosted for a semester by Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.