General Information
Name
Annabel Virella / 曲丹陽
Sex
Female
Current City
Washington, DC
Industry
Other/Not Classified
Citizen of
United States
Personal Summary
I am an active advocate for bridge building through Project Pengyou. I was part of the Spring 2014 Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow Inaugural Class and assisted in launching the Project Pengyou Eagle Chapter at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, AZ.
Education
China Program
  • Critical Language Scholarship Program (2013)
  • Project Pengyou Leadership Fellows (2014)
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program (2014)
University
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott (2014)
  • The George Washington University (2018)
High School
  • Cooper City High School (2011)
Online Presence
US-China Experience
Chinese Level
Listening: Proficient
Speaking: Proficient
Reading: Proficient
Writing: Proficient
Work Experience (2 years of work experience)
2017/01-Current
Research Intern at The Project 2049 Institute
China Related?
Yes
Industry
Other/Not Classified
Description
I assist with research projects regarding cross-strait relations and security policy issues in East Asia.

2015/06-2016/03
English Language Teacher at KNS Language Institute
China Related?
Yes
Industry
Education
Description
I taught English to Taiwanese students ranging from 6 to 15 years old.

2013/06-2014/12
Mandarin Chinese Language Tutor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Inc.
China Related?
Yes
Industry
Education
Description
I was responsible for tutoring new students in learning Mandarin Chinese language and sharing my study abroad and language learning experiences with them, as well as teaching them about Chinese culture to prepare them for their study abroad experience.