A native from France, Sophie graduated from a business school in Paris. She later moved to the United States and settled in Boston where she obtained a graduate degree in business administration. She is an accomplished and licensed Project Management Professional. Her desire to transmit her native language and culture to her children kick-started her teaching career. She went on to teach French to children and adults for several years. Along the way she also started a business, was a painter of French landscapes, and traveled the world as much as time allowed.