Qiu speaks fluent Mandarin, English and some Cantonese and Japanese. She graduated with Honors, earned a Becker Scholarship and participated in the Graduate Assistantship. She is a member of the Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma honor societies. More recently, she earned the Ethical Leadership Certification Program Award with the NASBA Center for the Public Trust.
Qiu continues to support the community through her involvement in Give Kids the World, American Cancer Society and E-boats, an organization that focuses on keeping Tampa Bay clean.