Ya Sheng Zhao came from Shanxi Province, China. In 1983 he was
the earliest visiting student from China to come to Windsor. He
went back to China after the visit and came back to Windsor in
1987 to study Business Administration at the University of Windsor.
Since graduation he has been an English instructor at the Adult
Learning Center at St Clair College. Meanwhile Mr Zhao and a group
of like minded people from mainland China organized the Chinese
Association of Greater Windsor to provide assistance to new immigrants
from the mainland. He was the first president of the association.
In 1989 Mrs. Zhao and two daughters came to Windsor. The eldest
daughter is a pharmacist and the younger one is a medical student
at the University of Western Ontario.