Angela Alvarez was born in Bogotá Colombia. She graduated from UCA with a BA in Education and World Literature. She worked as a High School Spanish language teacher and also created a creative writing course for Senior Year Students. In 2001 she moved to USA. She completed a Master in Linguistics Applied to teaching Spanish as a Second Language. She created Educando a América in 2004. Since then she has been teaching Spanish to children, youth and adults.