Guest Speakers
  • College/University Application Counsellor of Interface education service, Member of CIS (Council of International Schools)
    After spending over 20 years in college admission at a selective liberal arts college and focusing on international students, Keith joined Interface to focus on helping Chinese students find success. Building on his years of travel to China, he enjoys working with students as they begin planning for the next stage in their growth. Keith provides extraordinary guidance and support throughout the entire college process that leads to excellent college outcomes. Keith’s students regularly come back to tell us how he went over and beyond for them. He has a great sense of humor and he possesses the professional experience and patience to lead you through the college admissions process. His advice leads students to successful outcomes.
  • Assistant to Principal at Tsinghua University High School and Director of College Counseling
    Member of NACAC & InternationalACAC, (PD Committee member), Member of International Advisory Committee of College Board, winner of “Outstanding Contribution Award” from United States Department of State(Education USA), Secretary-General of Beijing Academy for College Counseling. He is the residential staff of College Board Summer Institute of College Counseling at NYU Shanghai. He is one of the first professional counselors at a Chinese public school offering college admission counseling for students and has more than 15 years of counseling experience.
  • Director of University Counseling at Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong and President-Elect of the International Association of College Admission Counseling
    Kathleen Schultz, a dual American and Swedish citizen, has worked as a school and university counselor at the secondary level for almost 25 years. She began her international career in Europe working at two leading international schools and after 13 years decided to take on a new challenge and move to Asia. She has since worked in Bangkok, Thailand and Shanghai, China. Kathleen holds a Master’s Degree in Education Counseling and has been actively involved in professional organizations ranging from the Council of International Schools (CIS), European Council of International Schools (ECIS), EARCOS, NACAC and International ACAC. Currently, Kathleen sits on the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) Communications Committee and the Executive Board of the International Association of College Admissions Counselors (IACAC). Kathleen is currently the Director of University Counseling at Dulwich College Shanghai Pudong and President-Elect of the International Association of College Admission Counseling. Access to education and advocacy for students and our profession are issues Kathleen is passionate about.
  • Director of Student Affairs and CAS Coordinator
    After graduating with a Bachelor Degree in English, she started to work in international education. Before Qibao Dwight, she used to work for Shanghai Wenlai International School in charge of English teaching and college counseling. In 2012, she started to participate in the preparations for Qibao Dwight. She worked as the Director of Student Affairs and CAS Coordinator since the school was established. In 2017, she served as the Director of Admissions, College Counseling and Communications. The first-line working experience in international education attracts her attention on student’s personal growth and school management under different cultures. She describes herself as a creative and reflective learner. She produced many school handbooks, and had ample experience in project management.
  • Director of Career Planning Center, GreatChina International Education
    2016, Joyce and six career planning offices of famous public high schools in Beijing found Beijing Academy of College Counseling (BACC).
  • Executive Director at First Study; Director of Recruiting and Marketing at Hult Int’l Business School
    Director of Recruiting and Marketing at Hult Int’l Business School Int'l Sales & Marketing Executive and Editor at Quarz Business Media MSc of Management for Business Exellence at University of Warwick Bachelor of English & Japanese at Wenzao University of Languages TEFL Certified Teacher Multilingual Communicator (Chinese, English, Japanese, French) Global Education Consultant & College Counseling Canada & Australia Immigration Services
  • Principal’s Assistant of International Department and Director of College Counseling, Ningbo Foreign Language School
    Della Cheng, currently working in Ningbo Foreign Language School as the Principal’s Assistant of International Department and Director of College Counseling, is one of the first generation of the school-based college counselors in China. Served both in the committee member of Mentor Committee of IACAC ( International Association of College Admission Counseling) and the committee member of Events and Communication of ChinaICAC( China Institute of College Admission Counseling), certified college counselor by Collegeboard, she is actively engaged in the development of college counseling profession in China and recently certified as the Career Advisor of IACA( International Association of Career Advisors). With over ten years’ management experience of international education , she has devoted wholeheartedly herself in NBFLS and developed a comprehensive college counseling program specialized in the communication with parents. Acknowledged by lots of admission officers from many universities and colleges from the world, she and her counseling team have fulfilled their students’ dreams into their best fit universities.
  • Founder of Pegasus Academy; Former leader of the college counselling team at Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy
    Ms. Lin founded her student-centered counseling and planning service Pegasus Academy in 2019. Before that, she helped to develop the college counselling team at Shanghai World Foreign Language Academy since 2013, focusing on enhancing college counselling in China. In addition, she is a counseling Committee Member at the International Association for College Admissions Counseling from 2015 to 2018. She is also the founding Executive Board Member of China Institute of College Admissions which was established in 2018.
  • Director of Beijing Bayi School International Department
    MSc in Education in University of Edinburgh As one of the founders of international department, Claire has nearly ten years' working experience in international education. She has clear educational vision and excellent management skills owing to her experience in founding a new international school and working hard to develop it into a reputable school. She also participated in overseas exchange and cooperation, international educational research, international meetings and national research group etc.
  • President of PECA, East China Normal University
  • Founder of Best U Career Education; Chief Asia Executive Trainer and Advisor of Gallup; MBA of UCLA's Anderson School of Management
    In 2013, joined Top 10 global consulting firm- Gallup Organization and based in California, United States till 2017. As the youngest executive trainer and advisor, she has provided strengths-based performance management training and consulting advices for Financial services, Health Care, Real Estate and Education industry in north America. The quality delivery and solution were well recognized by clients and she has consistently achieved “ Delivery Excellence” recognition. In 2014, with a track records of project management excellence and due to her bilingual capability, Gallup Headquarter sent her back to China to lead the ASC mandarin program to certify Chinese strengths coaches and promote Strengths assessment tool . In 3 years, Strengths assessment users doubled and increased by 200,000 in China and over 100 coaches were certified in China. Since she moved back to Shanghai, China, she has led consulting services and training program for fortune 500 companies in multiple countries including Singapore, Australia, India, New Zealand, and also have coached teachers and students in higher education including Tsing Hua University. Due to her expertise in positive education and strength-based approach, she was invited to design and architect strengths-based leadership and career exploration programs for Walnut Unified School District, a top 5 school district in California. The program has bee implemented in school since 2016 and was well recognized by the school, teachers and students. And with that experience, she also founded an education not-for-profit organization: Asian Young Leaders Institute to promote positive education.
  • Managing Director, General Manager HOPE International Education, Former Senior Education Promotion Manager of British Council
    After 2 years service at Shanghai Municipal Government Foreign Affairs Office, Daniel Zheng joined the British Council Shanghai in 1993 firstly as Education promotion Manager from 1995-1999. He witnessed the development of international education in China and he was one of the pioneers who helped UK institution entered the China market by providing market briefing, organizing British education fairs in China and establishing Sino-UK institutional links. He was the co-founder of HOPE Study Abroad Service set up in 2000, and he has been General Manager and Managing Director since 2005. Daniel's current responsibilities at company include: develop and maintain relationship with both overseas and Chinese partner institutions and explore mutually beneficiary business opportunities and projects; Market and project briefing for partner overseas institutions; Initiating promotion events for partner institutions both at home and abroad.
  • Director of College Counseling of Vanke MeiSha Academy , International ACAC Advocacy&Outreach Committee member
    美国国务院“受邀领导力计划”研究员;美国使馆最佳教育贡献奖获得者。持有加州大学洛杉矶分校和加州大学伯克利分校升学咨询资格证书。从事升学咨询行业十年来,成功辅导数百名学生申请进入包括常青藤在内的美国最具竞争性大学,并累计获得近千万美元奖学金。此前曾任北京大学附属中学,北京第35中学升学中心主任,及美国德门学院国际招生主任。在业界广泛受到美国名校招生官的认可并保持密切联系。积极致力于升学指导教师培训,多次作为Education USA 等升学指导培训,及国际教育论坛的主讲嘉宾。作为“二十一世纪周刊”海外留学专栏作者,有超过十万名读者。
  • Founder and CEO of TopSchools
    10 years working experience in K12 education industry.
  • Founder of Vision Academy; BA&MA in Mathematics and Statistics, Oxford, UK; Master in International Management, ESADE, Spain
    In 2018-2019 application cycle, 74 students received undergraduate offer from Oxbridge. Cumulatively, Vision Academy has received 184 Oxbridge offers and hundreds of world TOP 50 undergraduate offers. Mr. WU has been teaching secondary school Mathematics for over 8 years and designed many advanced courses including Mathematics Olympiads and Oxbridge written tests and interviews. Mr. WU is a professional in college counseling. Many of his students continued their studies in UK G5, Canada Top 3, Hongkong Top 3, Australian Top 2 as well as many top US schools.