Hometown: Sacramento, California

Studied: History, Art History (BA), Arts Management (MA)

Professional Training: Publishing Training Centre certificates in proofreading and copy-editing, TEFL International TESOL certification (120 hours)

Worked: Theaters, museums, archives, libraries, an education non-profit, language schools, freelance

Know about: Public art, cultural history, plain language, intercultural relations, communication and marketing

Lived: US, Italy, Netherlands, Germany (currently)

Languages: English (native), German (comfortably conversational), Italian (decent…but it’s been a while), Dutch (I can get by), Spanish (a little)

Professional member: Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading and Plain Language Association International

Also: Avid sewer, recipe-improviser, podcast-listener, playlist-assembler, movie-watcher, long walk-taker, public art-hunter, and reader

Dog: Frida

Awesome illustrations by: Rita Sapunor