Liz Proffitt Lemarchand is a 43-year-old American woman who has lived abroad for the past 20 years. She is a world traveler, an avid reader and active observer. She obtained dual-citizenship in France in 2015, is married to a French national, and has 2 binational children ages 9 and 4. She works full-time as the Chief Operations Officer of MediaDev, a marketing firm headquartered in Paris, but works remotely from her home in Marseilles. She is a freelance writer and blogger, and is currently working on her first book. She has a BA in Political Science from Gettysburg College, and an MBA from the Université de la Méditerranée, Aix-Marseille II.