Nelly was born and raised in Benin. She moved to France after High school for her studies, and earned a degree in Travel and Tourism. She moved in Chicago six years ago and fell in love with the city. After having a baby, Nelly made it her priority to teach her new daughter French. This is where her passion for teaching started. Nelly loves teaching, and enjoys every moment she spends with her Alliance students. In her spare time, she loves to cook and travel.