Lee's Professional Background

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Professional Background 

Lee DeMilo is founder of Lingua e Cucina (Language and Cooking), author of several published audible Italian language eBooks Italian for Tourists: Mauro and Carla Bianchi's Trip to Italy, books for children, My Italian Book, Volume I and Volume II, as well as a memoir.  


In addition to teaching privately, Lee works on a variety of projects for corporations including marketing promotions, commercials, as well as scripted role-plays with audio produced in Italian with English translation. One of her projects for a Fortune 500 marketing company, which promotes the business of a major Italian pasta maker in the U.S., involved training the sales force to speak the language and also to understand Italy's cultural business practices. L

Lee's Educational Background

Lee DeMilo with John L. Lahey, President of Quinnipiac University (1987-2018) receiving

the Alpha Mu Alpha and Delta Mu Delta awards by the American Marketing Association.

Educational Background  

Lee is multilingual, an entrepreneur and a former radio broadcaster.  Her educational background was formed both in Italy and in the United States.  She earned a Bachelor's degree in Marketing with a Concentration in International Marketing from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Connecticut, magna cum laude, and two Associate's degrees earned concurrently at Gateway Community-Technical College in New Haven. A Dean's List student, she graduated with high honors.  Lee studied Sociology at the Faculty of Lettere e Filosofia (Liberal Arts) at the University of Naples, and also earned a business accounting diploma from Luigi Sodo Institute, Cerreto Sannita, Italy, summa cum laude.  Lee, who was a scholarship recipient, received Alpha Mu Alpha and Delta Mu Delta awards by the American Marketing Association.  Later she became a scholarship fund donor herself.

Member of the American Marketing Association

Alpha Mu Alpha

Delta Mu Delta


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Lee's Educational Background