Lin Wan-Lin is from Taipei City, Taiwan and received her master's degree in language and cross-cultural studies from National Quemoy University and her bachelor's degree in English teaching, with a minor in teaching Mandarin as a second language, from National Hualian University of Education. She has been an English teacher at Guting Elementary in Taipei City since 2020 and has been teaching English for 12 years. She is also a leader of a play competition and has been the host of a singing contest. Ms. Lin enjoys exploring new places and going on adventures with her friends. During her year in the United States, Ms. Lin looking forward to joining her host community's activities and sharing Asian culture with others. Her primary objective for participating in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program is to enhance students' and the whole community's knowledge of Mandarin and to build a partnership between her host school and her home school in Taipei, Taiwan. Ms. Lin will be hosted by Butler Academy in Hartsville, South Carolina.