Birgitta Nilsson is from Tallinn, Estonia. She spent most of her childhood living in America. She studied at Tallinn University and received her BA in Education and MA in Social Pedagogy and Child Protection. She also spent a year abroad studying at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach, FL. She taught in Tallinn from 2008 to 2012 advancing from grade 1-4 with the same class. She joined SIS after moving to Sweden in 2012, and has been teaching grade 4 since 2021. Her passion is inspiring students to be life-long learners.