Marine is French and arrived in Wuhan in March 2016. She lives in Hankou (Wuhan Tiandi).
Before arriving in China, she lived and worked in Germany, France, Canada, Mexico and India.
She loves discovering new cultures and meeting new people.
Marine is very passionate about WoW and has been very active in giving WoW a “Fresh Face”. She has been Vice-President from July 2016 to June 2017 and then became President when Gosia Lalanne left Wuhan.
WoW Vice-President since January 2014 but pulled strings for WoW since she arrived in this city 🙂
Ika is a professional photographer born in Poland. She spent teenage years in America, lived and worked in various European countries. Finally settling down in England for 12 years before coming to China in 2015 with husband, teenage son and little dog. Moved to Wuhan June 2016 and happily discovered WoW which helped her to survive 😊 Passionate photographer, craft fan, healthy foodie, animal lover.
WoW Vice-President since June 2017 as well as WoW Official Photographer since December 2016!
Being a local that has also lived abroad, Jenny is instrumental in helping the organisation navigate and understand Chinese culture as this is key to harmonious living in China.
Violet is Columbian and arrived in Wuhan in November 2015. Before that, she spent almost 10 years in Barcelona where she did her PhD in Sport Sciences and met her husband who is a football coach.
Violet is very active and passionate about healthy living and fitness and that has gone down well with many ladies joining her Zumba classes.
Martine was born in France and has left her job, as a nurse to follow her husband first in India for 4 years and now in Wuhan since September 2013. Marine is a happy mother of 3 Children and the family has been blessed with 2 grand-daughters.
Martine is warm and it is that warmth that helps a lot especially during cross-cultural communication.
Motena was born and raised in The Kingdom of Lesotho in Southern Africa and has been in working and studying in China since 2009. She arrived in Wuhan in September 2012 where she is pursuing a Ph.D in Management Sciences at Wuhan University of Technology. With a background in IT she is able to solve basic Tech glitches for WoW and she has a passion for capturing moments and writing.