Carrolyn Pichet is a native Washingtonian but can boast a few highlights from abroad. A student of the Spingarn High School College Preparatory and Business Career Honors programs, she began working at the Parole Board before her graduation. This employment was followed by positions at the Interstate Parole Board, the Peace Corps, the African-American Institute and the International Military Sports Council. She received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the Romance Languages from Howard University, with Phi Beta Kappa and Cum Laude honors. She later attended the University of Maryland on scholarship for a Masters of Art Degree in Spanish Language and Literature. Awarded a grant from the International Institute of Education Student Exchange Program, she taught in two French high schools, one year in Avignon and another in Nice, France. The author worked as a Legislative Assistant with the U.S. House of Representatives Banking Committee when she returned from France in 1984. She worked for 20 years with the United States National Central Bureau, Interpol, Department of Justice, and in 2009 retired from her position as a Management and Program Analyst with the Quality Control & Standards Unit, Language Services Section with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Pichet is a self-proclaimed art lover who enjoys all music, especially classical, and the theater. She also enjoys storytelling and writing, interpreting and reciting poetry. She has a passion for participating in speech and writing contests. She hopes to bring smiles to the faces of senior citizens by volunteering her services and reaching out dedicating her time to others through the arts.
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