Marcela Quesada Colonia

Italian/Spanish Teacher



World Languages , Teachers

Ms. Quesada is originally from Colombia where she spent half of her life. Her passion for languages led her to study Modern languages at the Universidad del Valle, with an emphasis in French and English. After completing her education in Colombia, she moved to Paris where she continued her education in translation studies, at Paris Diderot University- Paris 7. After few years in France, Ms. Quesada moved to Rome and fell in love with the Italian Language and culture, even if her major in college was French and English. In Rome, Ms. Quesada continued her translation and interpretation studies at Scuola Interpreti Gregorio VII. After spending thirteen years in Europe, Ms. Quesada moved to Denver (CO) where she had the opportunity to work as an English Language Development teacher for Denver Public Schools. Although she loved her work with the refugee population she was working with, her love for Italian brought her to the Denver Center for International Studies where she has been since 2019. Ms. Quesada loves travelling, knowing new cultures, and hiking.