Elizabeth Shoemaker (“Liz”), JD, is a corporate attorney in Redwood City who helps clients with transactional and litigation matters. Liz and her husband, Sri Kedarnath Relangi, are the proud parents of a SiliconAndhra ManaBadi student, Alicia. Liz and Kedar also operate a non-profit English medium school in the Village of Payakaraopeta in Andhra Pradesh, India that was founded by Kedar’s uncle. Liz is a life-long learner and supporter of education with an interest in many cultures. Liz has a B.A. in political science from Amherst College in Massachusetts. After college she received a master’s degree in international studies from the School of Global Policy & Strategy at UC San Diego, and she lived in Japan for 10 years. In Japan, Liz taught English in a high school for two years, worked for a major tech company for three years, and ran her own PC support business for five years. After returning from Japan, Liz obtained her J.D. degree from UCLA School of Law. Apart from her 10 years in Japan, Liz has lived in South America (Colombia and Argentina) and traveled extensively throughout the world, including many trips to India to visit Kedar’s family in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. She speaks Spanish and Japanese fluently, and she is learning Telugu. Due to Liz’s amazing and patient Telugu teacher, Liz reads and writes Telugu better than her husband.