Mian Cheng (程冕) joined the Confucius Institute at the College of William & Mary as a Volunteer Teacher in July 2018. She is currently a graduate student at Beijing Normal University, majoring in English Translation and Interpreting. During her university years, she worked as an intern in the Beijing People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and helped organize several municipal international cultural activities with foreign guests. She has also worked as a student assistant at the Office of Confucius Institute Affairs in BNU and further enhanced her international communicating skills during her exchange to University of Columbia in Canada. Mian has been trained extensively by Hanban in teaching Chinese language and traditional arts, such as Chinese chess, traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy, tea ceremony etc., and takes special interest in offering courses on traditional Chinese painting.