Gaochi joined the Iris Place Peer Run Respite team in 2019 as a Peer Companion, and became the Iris Place Assistant Director in 2020. Gaochi holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology with a Minor in Women and Gender Studies from UW-Eau Claire. She also holds a Master’s of Science in Social Psychology from Walden University.
In her spare time, Gaochi loves to write late at night when her thoughts can collect themselves. She deeply appreciates spending time with friends and family, especially at family cabins or around bonfires.