Amandine graduated with Honors and magna cum laude from Wellesley College with a double major in Environmental Science and English Literature, and a concentration in Creative Writing. She is also a recipient of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa membership, and has won several prizes for her work in poetry.
Previously, Amandine graduated top of her class at the French International School of D.C. with National Scholastic Merit awards, obtaining nearly perfect scores on the French International Baccalaureate. Throughout, Amandine has been enthusiastically tutoring high school and college peers and assisting professors with developing class material and curricula.
Moving from France at a young age, Amandine grew up in the D.C. area. A passionate musician, she played flute, piano and sang in her high school R&B band and in the Wellesley jazz combo, hobbies which she still pursues today.
Since graduating college, Amandine has also dedicated her time to learning the art of Shotokan Karate. Fueled by her love of sharing knowledge, she founded the Wellesley Shotokan Karate Club, for which she is now an instructor.