Originally from Paramus, New Jersey, Eileen graduated from Villanova University in 2010 with a BA in Political Science with a concentration in International Studies and minors in French and Peace & Justice Studies. In her time with Villanova University, she studied abroad in France, Switzerland and South Korea and has had the opportunity to travel extensively throughout Europe, East Asia and the United States. Since graduating, Eileen has spent the past year in service to Americorps through the Student Conservation Association doing environmental conservation work in the Adirondack Park in Northern New York and throughout Florida on the Florida National Scenic Trail. In addition to her passion for traveling and multicultural learning, Eileen’s interests include learning new languages, jam sessions, outdoor adventure and camping, swimming, tennis and snowboarding. She is fluent in English and French and proficient in Korean.