Elizabeth grew up in Chicago, and graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in Spanish. In college, she spent a year abroad in Madrid, Spain and loved it so much that she moved back after graduation. After several years there, Elizabeth moved back to Chicago where she got her Advanced Professional Certificate in Translation Studies from the University of Chicago. She’s worked as a translator, interpreter, ESL teacher, and translation project manager. Elizabeth loves multilingual and multicultural environments — in her household, you can hear English, Spanish, and Romanian. In her spare time, Elizabeth loves watching movies, listening to music, and sewing.