Wei is a journalist for People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Communist Party of China. In this role, she conducts field investigations and writes editorials covering public policies and social issues, such as the education of migrant workers and their offspring, environmental issues and so on. Concurrent with her role as a journalist, Wei was Executive Assistant to the CEO of People's Daily Media Technology Co., LTD from February to July of 2014. Wei received her B.A. in International Politics from Peking University. Throughout her college career, she participated in a joint undergraduate program with Yale University in Beijing, China, and an undergraduate exchange program with Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden.