Natalie is a recent graduate of Columbia University where she double majored in English and Hispanic Studies, focusing specifically on ideological models and leaders both in Latin American history and in Renaissance novels. She is an alumna of the Hopkins School in New Haven, CT, where she ran cross-country and track alongside rowing and coxing with Connecticut Boat Club. Additionally, Natalie taught English and SSAT prep with Breakthrough Collaborative’s summer and after-school programs. Through her high school and college years, she also tap danced professionally with TapKids International Touring Company. At Columbia, Natalie was the president of the Step Team, a dedicated member of the Undergraduate Recruitment Committee, and a student leader with Project Tutors. At Taft, Natalie teaches English, lives on HDT2, and assists with girls’ cross-country and girls’ crew. Natalie is also this year’s Mailliard Fellow.