Nancy K Smith

Originally from California, Nancy has lived in Washington for the past 15 years.  She received her bachelor degrees in European History and Religious Studies from the University of California, San Diego. While at university, Nancy studied abroad for a year at the University of Lancaster, in England, and traveled extensively throughout Europe.  She spent her twenties living and working in Silicon Valley in high-tech Public Relations for start-ups to multi-national corporations.  After a decade in PR, Nancy switched gears and completed the Paralegal Certification program through the University of Washington.  During this time, she started making jewelry after taking classes in metalwork, beading, and maille.  For the past 10 years she has been a stay-at-home mom to two young boys. Nancy interests include gaming (all kinds), historical fiction, psychology, and zoology.  She especially enjoys working with her hands – sewing, knitting, jewelry-making, cooking, and gardening.