Biyun Qi（戚碧云）joined the Confucius Institute at William & Mary in July 2017. She is currently a graduate student at Beijing Normal University majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. Over the course of her education, Biyun has had several internship experiences as a Chinese teacher. Biyun worked as a teacher for Confucius Institute Online in her junior year. During her senior year, she had an internship at Inner Mongolia University’s College of International Education, where she taught the students comprehensive Chinese courses. In 2017, she won 1st place in the Confucius Institute Model Teaching Contest Training. Additionally, she is always happy to help non-native Chinese speakers practice their spoken Chinese or prepare for the HSK exam.