Born in the U.S., Aviva grew up in New York City. She received a B.A. in English and Education from CUNY, an MA in English Literature from Bar Ilan University, and an MLIS in Digital Libraries from Syracuse University.
After teaching literature at Queens College (CUNY) and Bar Ilan University, and serving as head of the English Department at the Walworth Barbour American International School in Israel for many years, Aviva added technical writer and web page designer to her resume. She has developed and teaches computer-centered courses in literature and writing, and provides tech support for colleagues and students.
Here is the video I submitted for GTAUK: