Founder and President
After working in the museums and higher education institutions both in China and the United States, Ms. Wu is now an internationally recognized scholar and practitioner in the fields of art education and museum community engagement. A current doctoral candidate at Columbia University and the Member-at-large of the Curators Committee of American Alliance of Museums. Ms. Wu devotes to lead WE Cultural Exchange Institute
to work as a bridge to connect various communities and
Ms. Yan is a well-known dance educator both in the United States and China. She started her career as a dance educator in the early 1990s and got the highest level of a Yoga teaching certificate in China in 2000. After moving to the United States in 2009, Ms. Yan is devoted to community education and dance & yoga education.
Director of Music
John Thompson, the best-known performer of early music for the Chinese guqin zither, has since 1976 reconstructed over 200 melodies from 15th to 17th century sources and given numerous solo performances worldwide. His website, www.silkqin.com, the most comprehensive source of information on this subject, receives thousands of hits daily. In 2019 a two-hour documentary about his guqin work was released.