China is the biggest source country of international students for both the U.S. and Canada, making it likely that you receive a steady flow of Chinese credentials. Join us to learn about the recent challenges WES has encountered while assessing Chinese academic documents.

Gain insights into:

  • WES-recommended document requirements for dual degree programs, and how to identify which programs are recognized
  • The rise of international summer schools in China—and uncertainty about their quality, oversight, and regulation
  • Lessons learned related to China’s recent changes in post-secondary verification processes

Presenters

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MINI GU

Advanced Evaluation Specialist, WES

Mini specializes in evaluating credentials from Asia. Before joining WES, she worked for the Asia Society and at various nonprofit organizations in the U.S. and abroad. She earned a master’s degree from The Ohio State University and a bachelor’s from Fudan University in China. Mini is fluent in Mandarin Chinese.

JEAN CUI

Data Analytics Associate, WES

Jean earned a master’s degree in education psychology from the University of Connecticut and a bachelor’s degree in English education from Capital Normal University in Beijing, China. Jean previously worked as a teacher of English in China, and as an education interpreter for official Chinese education delegates to the United States.

BETH CLARKE

Director of Strategic Partnerships, WES-Canada

Joining the presenters Alejandro and Jean will be Beth Clarke, who will lend her expertise and insight to the Q&A portion of the webinar. Beth leads the development of the Global Talent Bridge program in Canada to build and develop partnerships and community engagement programs with community agencies, licensing bodies, educational institutions, staffing services, and employers that support skilled immigrants in advancing their career and educational goals. Beth was previously the senior director, employer and stakeholder relations at the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC), and has over 18 years of experience in the not for profit sector, focusing on employment services for newcomers.

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