JANE MITCHELL (Liaisons Director)

Originally from the UK, Jane has been based in Barcelona since 2003. She is Associate Director and Head of Content at MumAbroad, dedicated to creating an online community for English-speaking families living in Spain, France, Italy and Germany. She interviews guests on all aspects of life abroad from relocation and setting up a business to multilingualism and education, chatting with headteachers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders and other experts in their field. Jane is also a writer for The Good Schools Guide International, a UK based online publication, where she contributes independent reviews of international schools in Barcelona.

Having lived outside of the UK for 30 years Jane has a wealth of knowledge and experience as a teacher, writer, designer and mother living abroad. She taught Film Studies at the American University in Cairo, before obtaining a PhD from SOAS, University of London, on the Role of Women in Egyptian Films. Jane is also a published author and recently contributed a chapter on ‘identity’ to the anthology #LivingTheDream: Expat life stripped bare.