Ashley Marie Wallace was born and raised in upstate New York, USA. She completed four years of study at Pace University, Pleasantville campus, just outside of New York City where she studied secondary mathematics education. She graduated in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in mathematics. She is currently working toward an Educational Technology Master’s Degree from Tartu University. After coming to Europe to play professional basketball in Estonia, Germany and Italy, Ashley returned to the field of education in 2012. She has training and experience teaching both higher and standard level mathematics in the IB Diploma Program. During her spare time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her 4 daughters and reading.