Originally from the north of France, Aurélie received her master’s degree in business and management from a business school in Lille. She lived in Lima, Peru, for a year and spent a few months in New Zealand before moving to Seattle in 2008. Aurélie has worked as an event organizer for the French-American Chamber of Commerce in Seattle and for a medical conference organization in Toulouse. Her passion for nurturing kids’ curiosity and creativity led her to education and inspired her to become a preschool teacher’s assistant. In her spare time, Aurélie likes to travel, hike, and explore with her husband and two kids. She loves cooking and learning new things, and she is engaged in her community and is passionate about environmental protection.