Aretha Welch is a Trinidadian - born writer and educator but is a citizen of the world.
She attended kindergarten in England, primary and secondary school in Trinidad and Tobago and has done college level courses in a number of countries including, Taiwan and the U.S.A.
Welch has worked as a journalist for over a decade . While working in the Caribbean her work was published in a number of regional magazines and newspapers including the Jamaica Observer, Miami Herald, Latin Petroleum and the Trinidad Express. After a brief hiatus to update her skills and pursue a degree in New Media Journalism at Southern New Hampshire University, she is now restarting her career in northern California. She is currently a content creator at The Odyssey Online and CEO of the start up, The Wordsmith LLC.