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Qi Su

About Qi Su

Mandarin Linguist

Biography

Hailing from Guangzhou, China, Qi has resided in the U.S. since she was 16 years old. She lives in Los Angeles and is fluent in English, Mandarin and Cantonese. Qi holds a master’s degree in instructional technologies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester, with a double major in business and film and a minor in music.

Before joining Quark Expeditions, Qi worked in a film mastering and distribution company in Hollywood, California. Her film studies education also led her to photography and videography; she specializes in astrophotography, time-lapse photography and landscape photography. An avid snowboarder, Qi spends every spare minute snowboarding in winter and longboarding in summer. She is also a pianist, with over 20 years of practice.

After traveling to 40 countries and both Polar Regions, Qi discovered her passion for the high-latitude world and became a part of the Quark expedition team. She appreciates every moment she spends in the rarely explored wild.

 

苏琪来自中国广州,16岁定居美国,现居洛杉矶。她会说流利的英语、普通话和粤语。她在宾夕法尼亚大学完成了教育技术硕士学位,在罗切斯特大学获得了商科和电影传媒两个专业的学士学位,同时辅修音乐专业。

加入夸克探险队前,她在加州好莱坞从事电影行业,在一家负责电影后期制作和院线上映的公司工作。大学时电影专业的学习也令她对摄影和视频制作产生了浓厚的兴趣。作为一名业余摄影师,她的专长是星空摄影、延时摄影、以及自然风光摄影。同时她还是一名狂热的单板滑雪爱好者,冬天所有闲暇时间都在雪山上度过,夏天则练习长板作为替代。除此之外,她喜爱音乐,弹钢琴超过20余年。

在到访过约40个国家以及南北两极后,苏琪发现了自己对极地地区的热爱,因此加入探险队工作。她极其珍惜每一次踏足地球上鲜有人探访的地区的机会。