Marion Di Quinzio was born in the Netherlands. After high school, she moved to the USA where she earned a B.S. from Carnegie-Mellon University and an M.A. from the University of Pittsburgh. She has lived and worked in six countries: the Netherlands, Venezuela, the USA, Germany, Suriname, and Hungary. In addition, she has traveled and worked extensively in Europe, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Marion Di Quinzio currently resides and works in Philadelphia, PA.