Katy was born and raised in Richmond, VA. She also spent many years living and working in Taiwan. Katy previously taught in the Richmond Chinese School from 2008 to 2013 before she moved to Taiwan. In 2021, she moved back to Richmond and rejoined the RCS family. Outside of teaching at RCS, she works full-time as a Certification Manager at the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. Katy also enjoys recreating her grandmother's Hakka recipes.