A native of Ireland, Susan is a freelance writer for EmpowHER.com and is an English language tutor. She previously worked as a certified Therapeutic Recreational Director, bringing the creative and dramatic/literary arts to mentally and physically disabled people, and as a health care marketing coordinator. A Cleveland State University grad, she is a contributing writer for Ancestry.com, eHow, About.com. and BlogHer.com . She also works as an English language tutor in the Public Schools sector.