Schroddie was born in France and moved to the United States in 2000 to pursue her Ph.D. in Physics. After completion of the degree, she moved to Baltimore to pursue a post-doctoral fellowship in Biomedical Engineering where she did research in computational biology. She now develops applications for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, and enjoys photography during her spare time.
Two of her photos ranked first and second in the 2008 Ritz Camera competition in Baltimore, MD. One of her photos is permanently exhibited at the Hackermann-Patz Patient Family Pavilion at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD and another photo is featured of the novel "Les Cerisiers de la Commune" published in September 2014 at the Editions L'Harmattan.