A French native from Lille, Florence holds a bachelor’s degree in education sciences from the University of Toulouse II and a master’s degree in teaching English and French as a second language from Seattle Pacific University. She joined AFSeattle in 2010 and has been teaching at Seattle Pacific University since 2011.
After graduating in Social Science in Brazil, Marisol went to University of Rouen in Normandy to become a teacher. She taught French to college and Master students, professionals, tourists, teenagers, and children. Learning through situations and real-life contexts is her teaching method. She worked for the Alliance Française in Brazil teaching and coordinating a small group of teachers. She currently lives in the Seattle area, after residing in Brazil, France and Austria.
A long-time member and supporter of the Alliance Française de Seattle, Robert served on the board of directors as treasurer and more recently president. After obtaining an MBA in international business from Pace University in New York, he worked as financial analyst and financial director for GE Healthcare, Microsoft, and Amazon. He joined AFSeattle in 2011.
Holder of a master’s in engineering from ESIEE Paris and an MBA from Erasmus University, Netherlands, Olivier's professional experience includes various positions from head of business development and marketing for Philips France to director of product strategy and marketing at Microsoft and Zipwhip. Nowadays, he is VP of Marketing at Neal Analytics. Founding member and president of Seattle’s Union des Français de l’Étranger—a worldwide French-speaking expatriate nonprofit organization—Olivier joined AFSeattle in 2017.