Gui Liping is from Zhejiang and holds degrees in English from both the Zhejiang Council for Higher Education Examinations and Zhejiang Normal University. She has taught English at Quzhou Nianli Junior School and Quzhou Kecheng Vocational School of Radio and Television and currently teaches at Quzhou No. 2 Middle School (2890 students and 217 teachers). She is a member of the Quzhou Bilingual English-Chinese Committee, has taught Chinese to Australian students, and serves as a mentor teacher for visiting teachers from the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. She was hosted by Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia.