Jessica Lew of Scarsdale, New York graduated cum laude from Queens College, City University of New York, with an undergraduate degree in language and communication disorders. Her interest in languages, linguistics, and children brought her to Teachers College, where she is now pursing her master's in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is a research assistant at Prof. Levy's Speech-Language Perception Lab at Teachers College. Jessica speaks English, Mandarin, and French, and is currently working on her Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, dancing and competitive swimming.