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Gowhnou Yang, Hmong Translator, is a Detroit native, who was born and raised there as a first generation Hmong American. With a strong passion for art and design, she represents the College for Creative Studies as a BFA holder in the Advertising Design Department. As a Hmong woman, entrepreneur and mother of three, Gowhnou juggles her daily activities wearing more hats than those mentioned. She also has a background in modeling/acting and film production. Gowhnou co-translated the English subtitles for Gran Torino in 2008 — a film directed, produced and composed by Clint Eastwood. Today, she is a successful business owner and co-operates alongside her husband the restaurant, Go! Sy Thai, located in Midtown, in the heart of Detroit.