Gigi Olmstead was born in Vietnam in a bilingual household, speaking French and Vietnamese. She lived in Asia for four years until her family moved to France. Gigi grew up in Paris for 20 years. Her parents and brother now live in the south of Brittany. Gigi studied in Montreal and worked in London and then moved to Chicago in 2000 to complete her master’s degree. She has been teaching French since 2002. Gigi is a native French speaker and has a lot of experience teaching children and adults of all levels.