Shura has been active in the field of English/Chinese translation since 2011, and has completed translation projects for the San Francisco Guzheng Music Society, The Asian Art Museum, the Nanjing Municipal Museum and the Jiangsu Provincial Chinese Orchestra.

Shura is currently a graduate student of Chinese at San Francisco State University, studying Chinese teaching pedagogy, literature, translation and linguistics. She is also currently a Chinese tutor for undergraduates of the Chinese Flagship Program at San Francisco State University.