Charlotte studied at New York University earning a B.A. in art history with minors in both studio art and Italian studies. While at NYU, she was a team conservator at the Yeronisos Island Excavation and Field School in Agios Georgios, Cyprus. Charlotte was a pre-program intern at the American Museum of Natural History in the Anthropology department mainly focusing on objects conservation. She was also a conservation intern at The Palace Museum in Beijing, China working in the conservation science, education, and objects conservation departments.