was born in Chicago but moved to Hollywood when she was only
six months old, "not on my own," she says. She grew up in Hollywood
but she always wanted to travel abroad. Brigit's ideal lifestyle
was to have a "portable career."
1972, she went to Europe, hitchhiked through different countries,
finally settling in Spain. It was in Spain that she started
a business teaching doctors, lawyers and nurses. During her
three years in Spain she was also able to pick up Spanish and
returning to the United States, Brigit continued her career
teaching technical English with Berlitz to the Royal Iranian
Air Force at Rockwell, International. In addition she decided
to go back to school and obtained a degree studying foreign
languages, (Portuguese and Spanish) History and Business.
in 1980, however, Brigit got the "travel bug" again and spent
time in Mexico City and Guadalajara working for an advertising
agency. And, in 1981, she was off to Brazil where she lived
while translating a book.
1984, on her way to Israel to live on a kibbutz, Brigit was
held up in Rome, Italy awaiting her lost luggage! After spending
four days in Rome, she decided to change her plans and stay...
She ended up staying in Italy for nearly six years.
in Italy, Brigit had her own business as a Linguistic Consultant
working for Italian senators and congressmen. In addition, she
wrote speeches, translated and taught English for the national
TV network called RAI Television.
was 1989 when Brigit decided to return to the US and settle
in the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area near her family. Until 2013, she taught Italian, Spanish, ESL and Corporate English. She
joined Aspect Language School at Lincoln University, San
Francisco in 1990. Brigit went on to teach for over a decade at Dominican University in Marin County, California, just across the bridge from San Francisco. She now resides in Las Vegas.
of her professional life, Brigit enjoys creating foreign theme
dinners for friends (she is an excellent cook and was also a
caterer). Some other hobbies include sailing, hiking, biking
and dating! We at Aspect look forward to seeing what Brigit
wears to school every day because of her elegant and exciting
wardrobe. Finally, Brigit says that she loves to teach and we
are happy to report that the students here really enjoy her
is definitely a colorful and seasoned language instructor.