Yan recently returned to Vancouver in October 2018 after 14 years overseas in the UK and Hong Kong. Following graduation from the University of Warwick with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Psychology, she worked as a social sciences researcher in Hong Kong, specializing in education projects. She received a Master of Arts in English Studies from the City University of Hong Kong, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Education from the University of Hong Kong, and subsequently went into teaching. Yan first became interested in user experience design while completing her MA thesis on psycholinguistics and human-computer interaction. She currently creates course content for UBC CPD's various online modules as part of the eLearning team. In her off hours, Yan enjoys biking, volunteering, and writing.
Yan Chow, MA, BSc