Daphne went to Beijing Normal College of Foreign Languages to study English literature. After graduating, she worked for 2 years in a joint venture in Beijing for Radisson between the Beijing Government and north Europe. After coming to the Netherlands, she studied 4 years of Business Economics at Saxion in Deventer, the Netherlands, where she obtained her bachelor's diploma in accountancy.
Daphne then worked at various companies in the Netherlands, such as tax authorities and insurance companies. Through years of working in the accountancy branch, she became a professional in the finance area. Daphne holds the position of Senior Financial Administrator at Wittenborg.