Jill Hitchwa

Jill Hichwa the founder of Jill's Place grew up riding, drawing, reading, playing sports and learning languages in Redding, CT, USA. She participated in several foreign exchanges.

Her father taught Physical Education and her mother was a teaching director of a preschool. She has an older brother and sister who inspire her. Jill graduated with a bachelor’s degree in education from Wittenberg University and then moved to Portugal in 1993.