San Diego, California. She holds a Bachelor of Arts
(Romance Languages - University of Oregon), a Bachelor
of Education (Melbourne University), and a Master
of Arts (Linguistics - San Diego State University).
Her professional background has centered on Teaching
English as a Second Language (TESL) at both school
and University, in the US, Australia and Europe.
From 1983 to 1990 she was a teacher trainer and
seminar speaker for INTER ORBIS, Rappresentanze
Editoriali in Milan. From 1998 to 2001 she was a
test writer for English language assessment in the
Faculty of Public Relations at IULM University in
Milan. She has also organized and taught courses
of English for Special Purposes (ESP) in multinational
companies including Merck, Pechiney and ABB. She
currently teaches at IULM University.