Dr. Wei LIN received her MA and PhD degrees in interpreting and interpreting studies from Beijing Foreign Studies University. She has also received a Master degree from the program of interpreting and translation trainers, School of Translation and Interpretation, University of Geneva. Since 2002, she has been teaching interpreting in the Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, Beijing Foreign Studies University. Also, Dr. LIN is an active practicing conference interpreter and has been a contract interpreter with many international and national organizations and institutions such as the World Health Organization and the Gates Foundation. She has published a dozen of peer-reviewed articles on interpreting teaching and a few textbooks on interpreting. She has also translated a few English non-fiction books into Chinese.