Yao Wang obtained his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Pharmaceutical Engineering in 2009. Then, he worked at Tianjin Institute of Pharmaceutical Research Co., Ltd for a year. Thereafter, he realized that he needed to study abroad to broaden his knowledge. As a result, he came to the U.S. to study English. In the meantime, he found that his true love is photography. At last, he joined the undergraduate program of photography at the Savannah College of Art and Design to pursue his B.F.A. In this program, he puts his professional direction in documentary photography. His works focus on minorities in society. If possible, he will spend three more years pursuing his M.F.A degree at the Savannah College of Art and Design. Then he will go back to China and work as a photojournalist.