Shii Ann Huang was born in Taipei, Taiwan, and
immigrated to the United States via New Jersey when she was eight
years old. Two years later, she moved to Mesa, Arizona, where she
became a state champion speech and debate competitor during high
school. In her spare time, she also raised a prize-winning sheep for
Future Farmers of America.
After high school, Shii Ann attended the University of California,
Berkeley where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree (with honors) in
English Literature. She then moved to New York City, where she
received a Master's degree at New York University/Tisch School of
the Arts' Interactive Telecommunications Program. She is currently
employed as an executive recruiter. She previously worked as a web
producer and an advertising account executive.
Shii Ann enjoys meeting, matching and organizing people (which makes
her job interesting). She also enjoys snowboarding, cooking, salsa
dancing and singing karaoke. Her perfect day will be when she
purchases a loft with an enormous chef's kitchen in downtown
Shii Ann currently resides in New York City with her slightly obese
cat, Simon. She is a member of the University of California,
Berkeley Alumni Association. Her birth date is January 24, 1974.