A native of Argentina, Lisi Barros-Sehringer graduated summa cum laude from Universidad Nacional de Tucumán as Licenciada en Letras (Spanish Language and World Literatures). She was awarded two scholarships by Universität zu Köln, Germany, to write her thesis, The Berlin Wall in the German Literature. A certified examiner for DELE (Diploma de Español Lengua Extranjera), Lisi has also been certified as Specialist in Spanish for Business by Universidad Complutense Madrid and by Fundación Comillas/ ESADE-Barcelona.
She is founder and director of ELEPrinceton, and founding member and director of the Spanish Accreditation Center of Princeton. She is also the creator of the reading program Voces y escrituras.
Sharing her native language and culture is her passion, and she specially enjoys working with homeschoolers and students with special abilities (Asperger, Dyslexia, ADHD, etc.), having presented recently her research and methodologies in conferences in Argentina, USA and Germany.
A member of the Deutscher Spanischlehrerverband, she is an author for Klett Verlag, the leading German educational publisher, for whom she wrote Caminos de los Andes, Devuélvannos la tía and her latest contribution, Tuya, an annotated edition for students taking the Spanisches Abitur exam. Her first fiction, Una noche en el Calchaquí, appeared in Barcelona in 2006, and her first E-book, Félix conoce a un cacique, is available through iTunes. She is also editor of the Argentine literary magazine Los Inquilinos, and has edited the book Hilando Números, published in Barcelona.
Lisi joined PRISMS in September 2014, where she is currently teaching Spanish I, II and III.