About the Author
Valerie Yates grew up in Taiwan as a missionary kid. As the oldest of seven children, she enjoys public speaking, especially about cultural transitions. She is a Geneva College graduate who hopes to get her Master’s degree in Cultural Studies so that she can present this information to businesspeople, diplomats, missionaries, and other people around the country and around the world. She also hopes to become completely fluent in Chinese and live abroad.
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Geneva College hosts a chapter of Sigma Tau Delta, an international English honors society open to English and Writing majors of high academic standing.