Lisa Sthreshley was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo and grew up – for the majority of her life - in Kinshasa. In 2008, Lisa graduated from high school and went to attend The College of William and Mary where, after eight long semesters of hard work and ambiguity, Lisa emerged as an Anthropology and French double major. During her time at The College she has enjoyed participating in the International Relations Club and the African Cultural Society. Now Lisa looks to the future. After graduation she hopes to attend graduate school and acquire a Masters in International Public Health.