Yanwei Hou is a Mandarin Language Assistant working at the Confucius Institute in Auckland in 2019. She is a postgraduate majoring in MTCSOL (Master of Teaching Chinese to Speakers of Other Languages) from Beijing Normal University.

Yanwei is the contact point for Mandarin Language Assistants Auckland wide and is involved in various office administration jobs, like website activities, newsletters, social media, resources in schools, Chinese competitions and examinations, workshops and other CI related events.