Eve Smith has participated in engagements sponsored by the Office of English Language Programs (OELP) in 12 countries including China, Pakistan, Russia and Ukraine. Her assignments have included teacher trainings, delivering English Access Microscholarship Programs and establishing writing centers. Her focus is on both creative writing and developing resilience. With a total 18 years of work in English language education, she considers the OELP assignments among the most stimulating and gratifying of her career. Joining the faculty at City University of Hong Kong in 2017, Eve has been an enthusiastic adaptor of online learning. Her department nominated her for the university’s Teaching Excellence Award in 2020. Eve earned an M.A. from Georgia State’s Applied Linguistics and ESL Program (Atlanta, GA) following a B.A. in Creative Writing and Literature from Agnes Scott College (Decatur, GA).