Susan & Sharon grew up in the suburbs of New York City. From an early age their fascination with nature and traveling the world was encouraged by their parents. Upon graduating from high school, Susan and Sharon attended Pomona College in Claremont, California. During their time at Pomona, they took the opportunity to take their studies abroad - Susan to Nepal and Sharon to Ecuador. After Pomona College, Susan attended Stanford Law School and is currently finishing her PhD at the University of California, Berkeley. Sharon attended the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis and is currently working as an Animal Shelter Veterinarian in the Bay Area.