HARRIET WELTY ROCHEFORT grew up in Shenandoah, Iowa and studied at the University of Michigan and the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She traveled to France after her studies – and never left. As a freelance journalist in Paris, Harriet has contributed articles on French business and lifestyle to major newspapers and magazines including Time, the Atlanta Journal and Constitution, and specialized publications on France. She has also taught in the international journalism program at the prestigious Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po). She regularly speaks on Franco-American cultural differences to various university study programs and other groups. Harriet lives with her French husband, Philippe, in Paris.

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