Julie Marquez-Bobchak received her B.A at Washington & Jefferson College with a double major in International Relations and Environmental Studies. In 2010 she began working at an environmental non-profit specializing in environmental education and wilderness training with inter-city teens. She went on to continue her education at Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA receiving an M.S. in Environmental Studies in 2014. For the last 2 years, Julie has been in Istanbul teaching English and preparing students for English exam such as IELTS and TOEFL.