I am an educator and consultant. I work extensively with post-secondary institutions and with community organizations designing learning experiences aimed at transforming our way of being, thinking, and doing. I love facilitating experiential learning processes and creating inclusive spaces that enable creative cross-cultural communication, where we can all learn from each other, where synergy is created and where all people feel connected and empowered to take action to enhance their organizations and communities.
As an educator, consultant, and facilitator I have worked with the following organizations:
- Volunteer Victoria
- Inter-Cultural Association of Greater Victoria
- Royal Roads University
- University of British Columbia
- University of Victoria
- Spectrum Job Search Society
- University of Toronto
- Tecnologico de Monterrey
My professional experience working with post-secondary institutions in Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. for over 15 years, gave me opportunities to implement different ways of experiential learning and whole-systems initiatives: I have facilitated outdoor education and team-building programs, world cafés, open-space technology, image theatre, forum theatre, arts-based learning, cooperative learning and participatory-based workshops on topics such as conflict resolution, communication and group facilitation skills. As a student affairs professional I have also developed and coordinated educational programs for undergraduate and graduate students and implemented campus-wide strategies to enhance the student experience.
I have an Engineering degree with a focus on Information Systems, a Master’s in Education from Tecnólogico de Monterrey where I did research in the area of leadership development and social responsibility of students involved in campus organizations, and a M.A. in Leadership Studies from the University of Victoria, my research focused on exploring and documenting the implementation of theatre-based activities as a means of developing systems thinking in leadership development programs.
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