Elma is a graduate of The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, with a B.S. in biology and a B.A. in French. In college, Elma became a conversation partner through the school’s English language training institute programs, helping international students immerse themselves into the university culture. After college, Elma worked in an orthopedic clinic, which allowed her to collaborate her love for languages and science by helping and educating patients of different cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Her passion for languages and cultures stems from her military upbringing. It allowed Elma to have compassion for those of all other facets of life and drives her to help anyone in need. She is excited to join the Fusion Charlotte team and hopes to have her students become strong and successful!