Helen was born in Beijing, China and immigrated to the Silicon Valley when she was six. Her interest in writing for TV sparked in middle school, after she fell in love with The X-Files and felt inspired to write her own episodes. Helen graduated from Princeton University with a B.A. in English, and moved out to Los Angeles to pursue a career in TV screenwriting. She was a member of the CBS Diversity Writers Program in 2009 and a fellow in the CAPE New Writer’s Fellowship in 2014. Her first writing staff job was on Hannibal (NBC), where she co-wrote her first episode of TV with a former writer of The X-Files. Helen has just started as a story editor on Hawaii Five-0 (CBS).
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