Born in China, raised in Beijing and Dallas, Texas, Dr. Bridgitte Shen Lee founded
iTravelCE to share an inside view of the culture and countryside of traditional and
contemporary China while providing continuing education for medical professionals.
Both of her parents graduated from China's most prestigious medical school, Peking
Union Medical College. Her upbringing in medical academia helped to shape her own
career in helping others with their sight. Now raising her two young daughters to be
bilingual and bi-cultural, Dr. Shen Lee hopes to create an opportunity to share the
Chinese and American cultures that she cherishes. Through iTravelCE, she has custom
designed an unforgettable travel experience combined with an expert and engaging
professional learning experience.
iTravelCE serves as a bridge between the Chinese and the American/European optical
industries. It was founded to bring American optometrists to China for their continuing
medical education and to introduce Chinese optometrists to the latest in frames,
ophthalmic lenses, contact lens, and ophthalmic pharmaceutical products from the US
Dr. Shen Lee earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University
of Texas in Austin and her Doctor of Optometry magna cum laude degree from the
University of Houston College of Optometry. In 1999, with a fellow eye doctor, she
founded a private optometry practice, Vision Optique, in Houston. She is fluent in
Mandarin Chinese. An avid traveler, her footsteps have traversed Europe, Asia, and
North America. Dr. Shen Lee travels to China and Asia frequently to teach and consult
for optical industry companies.
With iTravelCE, come experience China, an ancient civilization and a dynamic modern
nation. In October 2015, engaging and expert optometric continuing education will be
provided while touring imperial Beijing, historic Xi’an, and cosmopolitan Shanghai.
Explore the regal profile of the Forbidden City, and climb the impressive Great Wall
of China. See the terracotta soldiers in Xi'an, the cradle of Chinese civilization and
the start of the Silk Road. Then marvel at the stunning sights of modern Shanghai
in contrast with the ancient water town of Zhujiajiao. Enjoy luxury accommodations
along with a culinary tour of diverse and delicious provincial cuisines throughout this