M.A., Fulbrighter, YouTuber, Founder & Owner of PeggyTeachesChinese
Peggy Lee (LI, JIA-HUI) is the founder and the owner of PeggyTeachesChinese. She was born and raised in Taiwan and began her language teaching career in 2008. Peggy holds a Master of Chinese as a Second Language from National Taiwan Normal University. She was a Fulbright fellow and is currently teaching Chinese as an Adjunct Lecturer at Wake Forest University, North Carolina.
In 2009, Peggy established an online Mandarin-learning platform under the name PeggyTeachesChinese. She has continued to build the popularity of her brand through YouTube and other social media. Today, her YouTube channel has gained over 18,000 subscribers and has received nearly 3 million hits. On her channel, she provides over 100 videos about Chinese language, culture and traveling to Taiwan to be viewed online for free. She has taught hundreds of students from all over the world.
In 2011, Peggy received her B.A. in Applied English - Translation, from the first American-accredited University in Asia, Ming Chuan University, Taiwan. From 2009 to 2012, Peggy worked as an English instructor of Taiwanese children and adults before receiving her Fulbright Fellowship. During the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program from 2012 to 2013, she taught Mandarin and Chinese Culture to students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. In 2017, she completed her graduate studies in Chinese as a Second Language at National Taiwan Normal University.