Maria-Grace Torti grew up in the backyard of the University of Rhode Island surrounded by beautiful New England beaches, an environment that ignited a quest for learning and a love of science. After dealing with several health problems from childhood on, she became interested in how the body works and went on to study health science at Goodwin College. Maria-Grace has worked in various positions both in the laboratory and in a clinical setting. Currently, she works as a private math and science tutor for students of all ages and strives to make learning approachable for everyone. In her free time, Maria-Grace can be found singing a Broadway tune, cooking for her family and friends, or watching her beloved New England Patriots.