Ms. Gao was born in Baotou City in November 1964. She joined the communist party of China in June 1985, received her B.S. in Wireless Communication and M. E. in Human Resources Management from NJTU in 1986 and 2002 respectively. Since July 1986, she worked at NJTU, served as deputy head of Technical Cadre Affairs Group of the Personnel Office; deputy head of Faculty Affairs Group; head of Human Resources Group; deputy director of the Personnel Office; deputy director and then Director of the Organization Department; secretary of the Communist Party Committee of the School of Computer and Information Technology. In April 2004, she was appointed deputy secretary of the Party Committee of BJTU.