Malorie Spencer is from North Canton, Ohio. She earned her BA in German with a minor in general business in May of 2017 and her MA in German in August of 2018 from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. While pursuing her degrees, she had the privilege of studying in Salzburg, Austria, for four semesters. She has also worked as a technical translator and the coordinator of a summer study abroad program in Salzburg. She feels at home in Austria and is very grateful to have the opportunity to spend two years as a USTA sharing her love of languages with students at the HLW, HAK, and BORG in Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia.