WoW Board Members



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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.



Flora ProfileBorn in Hong Kong, Flora was raised and worked as a nurse in the UK, and is happily married with two little twin boys. She arrived with her family in January 2012 and lives in Hankou (Tiandi).

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!



IMG_2822Jenny is Wuhanese and married to a Chinese surgeon who lived and trained in the UK for 20 years. They both promote organ transplant in China. They have a 4-years-old son.

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.


Olga is Russian and arrived in Wuhan in 2014 to make her PhD in art history. She is an art critic,curator and art consultant who is very passionate about art and culture.

Olga is involved in cultural and artistic life of Wuhan, she helps to promote cultural interaction and sharing the information about art with WoW members. 

2 responses to “WoW Board Members

  1. Maria Echeverria

    Hello Ladies,

    My name is Maria Echeverria. I leave in Indiana, USA and will be traveling to Wuhan for a 3 months assignment with Cummins EARD.
    I am looking for some help to understand if I can buy some of my medication there or if I require prescriptions; and (per my doctor’s request) if there is an University Hospital capable of treat my medical condition in case of an emergency
    Any help will be very appreciated. Please reach me on my email:

    Looking forward to meeting you all!

    Thanks in advance and bests!


    • Hi Maria,
      Welcome in Wuhan! Please look into our medical info on website. You will find info there.
      Hope to meet you soon!

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