Martha Nettles is from Bogota, Colombia, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in both Journalism and Communication, and a master’s degree in Social Affairs Management. After working for several years in a private company, she became a consultant for a nonprofit organization, where she discovered her passion for working as a facilitator. During this time, she began teaching at two different universities: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, and Universidad del Tolima, Ibague, Colombia. In 2002, she moved the USA. In 2003, she decided to work on a second master’s degree at Saint Louis University, where she was accepted not only as a student, but also as a Spanish teacher assistant. After graduation she has worked as an Adjunct Instructor for St. Louis University, the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Lindenwood University.