Tammy Tian

A practical idealist looking to humanize information.


University of Wisconsin-Madison

Majors: Journalism and Mass Communications, East Asian Studies

Expected May 2016

Tsinghua University

School of Communications, Exchange Student


East China Normal University

International Programs


Project Pengyou UW-Madison Chapter

Founder, Chair, Sept 2014 to Present

  • Developed an interactive cross disciplinary course in collaboration with Professor Joseph Dennis about applied knowledge of U.S.-China Relations
  • Create social, professional, and academic plantforms to raise awareness of U.S.-China relations in relations
  • Coach committee members to use online open information to target opportunites for grants and policy changes for the betterment of China education on campus

 Wisconsin China Initative

Intern, Sept 2014 to Present

  • Create a searchable database of the Chinese visting scholars program  from the 1980’s
  • Write press releases for campus news regarding China
  • Design promotional materials brochures, logos, flyers
  • Manage social media webpages in English and Chinese (Facebook, Weibo

Taiwan America Student Conference (TASC)

Secretary, Media Designer, Sept 2013 to Sept 2014

  • Collaborate with members across Taiwan and U.S to direct key focus of international cooperation

  • Organize and record weekly team meetings to ensure goals are met in a timely manner

  • Conceptualize and develop design of TASC’s webpage, donations flyers, infographics, and pitch packet

  • Gather and analyze statistical information on target markets to publicize TASC through social media

Asian-American Student Union

Treasurer Nov 2013 to May 2014

  • Draft grant proposals for a week-long campus-wide event promoting cross cultural interaction

  • Recommend possible outlets of further development in student interaction

  • Lead open forums targeting identity struggles, political activism, and minority awareness

  • Assess values of Asian- American advocacy events for possible level of student involvement

Radio WORT 89.9fm 

News Writer, Editor,  Reporter, Feb 2013 to Nov 2013

  • Wrote three to five 300-word wrap-up news stories on developing nations providing weekly updates

  • Collaborated with news writing team to create list of desired stories of the week

  • Delivered on-air reports of news

Greater University Tutoring Service (GUTS) 

Conversational English Mentor, Sept 2012 to Nov 2013

  • Encouraged the exploration of American culture through historical references and popular culture

  • Organized monthly agenda for English learners to maximize exposure to modern American vernacular

  • Prepared practice material for TOFEL exams boosting confidence in listening and speaking assessments



  • Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign
  • Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Social Media: Facebook,  Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, WordPress


Press releases, Features, Breaking News, Long-form


Mandarin Chinese (Proficient), Cantonese (Conversational), Spanish (Proficient)


  • University of Wisconsin – Madison Study Abroad Scholar, April 2015
  • Project Pengyou Leadership Fellow, October 2014
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison Global Gateway Scholar, February 2014
  • Third Place Chinese Bridge Speech Competition-Heritage, April 2013

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