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Juliana Frantz is from Porto Alegre, Brazil, and has lived in America, Europe, Africa and Australia. As a teenager in Brazil, she started teaching English and working as a translater and interpreter. Armed with an Economics degree, she moved to Paris, where she supervised financial transactions for an international communications organisation.
This job meant travelling to all continents, 11 months of the year, when she learned the importance of understanding cultural differences to the success of her projects. After years of jet-setting, she decided to obtain her Masters degree in International Studies at the University of Melbourne and dedicate her professional life to her biggest passions: people and cultures.
Lisandra de Carvalho was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil. At the age of 18 she won a scholarship to study Political Science at the University of Maryland in the USA. After her degree she worked at the Brazilian Embassy in Washington and later for Folha de São Paulo, one of Brazil's biggest newspapers.
She also lived in London for several years, where she obtained two Masters degrees, one in International Relations and the other in Bilingual Translation.
Working as a translator, interpreter and Portuguese teacher to support herself through her studies, she decided to pursue a career in this area. Since then, she has been working as a freelance translator and interpreter for agencies from all over the world.