Elisabeth Shovers has lived in New York for two years and a half years and works for the educational nonprofit Global Language Project. Previously, Elisabeth lived in Chicago where she taught first grade as a Teach For America Corps member, and earned her M.Ed. Prior to that, she received a B.A. in International Affairs from the George Washington University. She also spent a year teaching English in France. Whenever she has the chance, she spends long periods of time immersed in different countries soaking up culture, language, and traditions.