Cultural Exchange

Meet Our 2020 Super Au Pairs!

Au Pair USA congratulates our 2020 Super Au Pair Contest Winner Maureen Jacob from Germany, and all our finalists for their heroic work, acts of kindness and spirit of adventure during their time as an au pair. We are excited to share their super stories here!

Maureen Jacob from Germany and the Snyder family of New Jersey

And the runners-up:

Roxana Alvarez Marin from Mexico & Lorenzini Family of Washington
Réka Bartusz from Slovakia & Idrovo-Morales Family of Colorado
Lauri Pedroza from Colombia & Powell Family of New York
Karely Rodriguez from Mexico & Suresh Family of New Jersey
Masayo Sasagawa from Japan & Fukuda Family of California
Ellen Caroline Moura Santos from Brazil & Cohen Family of Massachusetts

While 2020 was a difficult year, our au pairs excelled at providing childcare! But they didn’t do it alone: learn how Au Pair USA’s team of Local Coordinators supported au pairs during difficult times.

Matt Wallace

Matt Wallace was previously the Community & Digital Content Manager for the InterExchange Marketing team. He received a Master of Science in Global Affairs from New York University, and worked with the State Department and two New York organizations with missions to introduce young people to multiculturalism and international relations.