Grace grew up between Sydney and the Blue Mountains. She moved to San Francisco in 1997 and worked in restaurant and food PR, with groups such as Slow Food San Francisco and Alice Waters’ Edible Schoolyard Project. After a short stint in London she returned to San Francisco in 2000 and became involved with independent radio producers The Kitchen Sisters. Grace project managed the Peabody Award-winning NPR series Lost & Found Sound and The Sonic Memorial Project, a living archive and online sound installation that tells the life and history of the World Trade Center and the events of 9/11. In 2002 she returned to Australia and began working at Curtis Brown.