about us

Founded in 2018 in San Francisco, CA by finance and technology career professionals.  Amazing Year In China (AYIC) program provides unique experiences and life-changing opportunities for experienced educators and recent college graduates to live, work and explore in one of the world's most rapidly developing economic and cultural landscapes

Recent updates: In March 2019, AYIC was moved to Austin TX.

Meet The Team

Zack Stump

Co-Founder / Marketing Director

After building a career in fintech consulting and project management at Fortune 500 financial firms, I travelled to China and met a friend teaching English to elementary school students.  I was amazed to find such fun and meaningful work with unparalleled work/life balance and earnings per hour.  I want to share these opportunities with our experienced educators and new college graduates.  You can have adventure and a larger bank account at the same time.

Yanrong Wei

Co-Founder / Operation Director

Born and raised in China, but attended university and worked in the US for the past 12 years.  I left corporate life behind after meeting a fun group of foreign teachers while visiting home in China.  I want to give more people the ability to experience the fun, friendship, and adventure of the traveling teachers I met in my hometown.  I am fluent in English and Mandarin and feel both Chinese and American.  I am here to help you settle in and have fun.

Jackson Magnini

Director of Campus Relations

Currently pursuing my dream of becoming an NFL agent.  I work to provide others the opportunity to discover their dreams.  I travel around the US visiting universities and career centers offering different ways for grads to embark on the exciting next phase of their lives.

Contact US

700 Lavaca Street, Suite 1401,

Austin, TX 78701



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