Berit Stover managed the Japan America Student Conference, one of the first bilateral student exchange programs between the U.S.A. and Japan, before pursuing a career in the international transportation logistics industry. She holds a B.A. in International Relations from Mount Holyoke College and has served on multiple boards for international and local non-profit organizations. Berit lives in New Jersey with her husband and twins. She is the co-author of Living Beyond Fear Sacred Letters from the Afterlife.