Mi Chu won her employment with the Library of Congress under the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972.
Mi Chu was the first Chinese-American woman to win a sex discrimination lawsuit under the Equal Employment Opportunity Act.
Originally from Taiwan, she obtained a Ph.D. from Harvard University. In 1977, she applied for a job as a librarian with the Library of Congress. She was denied even an interview.
She sued and won a sex discrimination-in-employment Defendant, Civil Action No. 78–1034, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia). Her lawyer sent her a note: "Think of it, Mi Chu Wiens has defeated the United States of America."
She worked in the Library of Congress for 35 years and retired in 2012.
1977年，她向美國國會圖書館亞洲部求職，連面試的機會都被拒絕，館方的理由是她缺乏3年專業職等的經驗。居蜜於是向聯邦法 院提起性別歧視訴訟，法官發現被雇用的男士的專業程度與經驗比不上居蜜，違反1964年「民權法」以及1972年「就業機會平等 法」，因此將此職位判給了居蜜。