Diou Dai (代迪欧) joined the Confucius Institute at the College of William and Mary as a volunteer teacher in July 2018. She is a graduate student at Beijing Normal University majoring in Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages. She has experience in teaching Chinese and has taught both individual and group Chinese courses. Diou is also interested in Chinese culture and calligraphy; she frequently gave lessons on Chinese language and culture during her undergraduate studies at Dongbei Financial University. At BNU, she participated in the Chinese Teaching Contest and won the second prize. Additionally, Diou led over 40 international students on a cultural exchange trip to Henan Province where they visited numerous important cultural sites. She is looking forward to promoting Chinese language and culture at WMCI.