Liz McGinn was born in London, England. She moved with her family to live in Northern Ireland in 1999, just after the peace process had come into force. She holds an Honours degree in Humanities with English Language and Classical History, gained as a mature student. For the past few years she has worked in the educational sector providing academic support to special needs students so that they can access mainstream education. Her ultimate goal is to become an English teacher and she hopes to train for this in the near future. Liz's interests lie in education, technology, politics, and the Arts.