Originally from Hamburg, Germany, Sarah Morell moved to Switzerland and finished her undergraduate studies in Mathematics at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) in 2014. Afterwards, she worked as a teaching assistant at a primary school in Switzerland before beginning graduate studies at EPFL in 2015. Morell is currently majoring in theoretical mathematics, with a special interest in discrete optimization. In addition, she chose to minor in theoretical computer science, with a special interest in automatons and algorithms. This semester, she is working as a teaching assistant for an undergraduate course in discrete optimization taught by Friedrich Eisenbrand.