Georgia Soares majored in English (Creative Writing) and double-minored in French and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. As an undergraduate, she conducted literature research as a Mellon Mays Fellow on Brazil-France literary relations, especially concerning the French intellectual colonization of Brazil. After studying abroad in Paris, France, Georgia interned at the Consulate General of France in Los Angeles, where she wrote for the French Culture website and facilitated dialogue and collaboration between American and French filmmakers. She currently lives in Nice, France, where she works as an English teaching assistant at the high school and classes préparatoires levels. She plans on pursuing a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in the U.S. after her time abroad in Europe. As her Action Project, Georgia created Youth to Youth, a mentorship program that promotes engagement with the arts and culture in the town of Goiânia, Brazil. Georgia is a Humanity in Action Senior Fellow (Sarajevo Fellowship 2016).
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