Maria holds a B.A. in TEFL and Translation Studies, and a master’s degree in English Literature from the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. She has also done a post-graduate course in Literary Translation at the UNESCO Chair for Translation Studies and Intercultural Communication in Krakow. She has worked as a lecturer, ESL teacher, and translator since 2008. She has given lectures and presentations at conferences and teaching visits around Europe (the UK, Portugal, Spain, Slovenia, Estonia, Hungary) and has worked with students from every nook and cranny of the globe – invariably enjoying the experience!