Raised in Beverly, Massachusetts, Nora is a graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, GA, where she majored in political science, and English and creative writing. She completed an honors thesis in creative writing and graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude. While at Emory, Nora contributed to the Georgia Civil Rights Cold Cases Project with original investigative research, for which she won the Elizabeth Long Atwood Undergraduate Research Award.
As a teacher and editor, Nora has worked with students and writers from the primary through university level. Nora received a 2019 Fulbright English Teaching Assistant grant to Uruguay. In Uruguay, she taught literature, ESL, and didactics courses to students at all levels. Whether it be through an engineering infographic or analytical essay, as a Fulbright ETA, Nora helped students from different backgrounds build and improve English language skills to clearly express their ideas. She is a fluent Spanish speaker. Nora also tutored with Graduation Generation as an undergraduate in Atlanta. Her favorite part of teaching is bridging a student’s previous knowledge, real world touchstones, and classroom content. She loves working with students to improve their study techniques and organize their thoughts for clear communication and information retention.
In her free time, Nora enjoys skiing, ceramics, music of all kinds, and traveling.