• 2012-2013 Muriel Beverley Vaio Law Scholarship, University of Victoria
  • 2010-2012 University of Victoria Fellowship
  • 2009: Stepping Up Award for the Leadership Educators and Resources Network initiative at the University of Toronto
  • 2002-2003: Awarded recognition for outstanding teaching at Tecnológico de Monterrey. High School level.

Professional Experience

Teaching Experience

Research Experience

Additional Experience

  • 2011-2012: Workshop Facilitator. Social Intervention to Increase Recycling Behaviour. University of Victoria
  • 2010: Research Assistant. Beyond the Classroom Walls Research Study. Exploring the effects and experiences of pre-service teachers engaged in alternative practices. University of Victoria
  • 2010-2011: Student Leadership Knowledge Community Project Facilitator. Student Affairs and Services Association.
  • 2006-2008: Secretary. Student Life Professionals’ Network, University of Toronto
  • 2007: Cluster Facilitator. LeaderShape National Session, Champaign, Illinois, USA
  • 2004: Research Assistant. Assessment of Reading Difficulties of ESL Children. OISE/UT
  • 2002–2003: High School Counsellor.  Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 2001–2003: Human Development High School Instructor.  Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • Summer 2003:  Summer Camp Coordinator, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 1997-2000:  Student Affairs Assistant. Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • Summer 1999: Summer Camp Counsellor Coordinator, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • Summer  1997 & 1998: Summer Camp Counsellor, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon


Professional Development

  • 2018. Boost Your Facilitation Practices with Liberating Structures. Royal Roads University.
  • 2017. Intercultural Learning. Royal Roads University.
  • 2017. Global Perspectives on Indigenous Ways of Knowing. Royal Roads University.
  • 2016. Liberating Structures Workshop. Royal Roads University.
  • 2016. Facilitating Learning Online. CTET. Royal Roads University.
  • 2014. Instructional Skills Workshop. Royal Roads University.
  • 2014. Corporations in our Heads Skills Transfer Training. Theatre for Living, Vancouver, B.C.
  • 2012. Theatre for Living Training Workshop. Vancouver, B.C.
  • 2010-2011. Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria.
  • 2010: Creative Facilitation. The Power of Hope, Victoria, B.C.
  • 2009-2010: Centre for Teaching Support and Innovation, University of Toronto
  • 2009: Summer Institute on Leadership Development, University of Toronto
  • 2009: Academic Writing, Continuing Studies, University of Toronto
  • 2009: Toronto Community Development Institute
  • 2008: Leadership Educators Institute, University of Maryland
  • 2008: Transforming Leadership: Responding to the Future’s Call, OISE
  • 2008: Canadian Institute of Student Leadership, McMaster University
  • 2007: Adobe In Design, Organizational Development and Training Centre
  • 2007: Learning Outcomes, Keeling and Associates
  • 2006: Mediation Training, St. Stephen’s Conflict Resolution Centre
  • 2006: Project Management, Staff Development Centre, University of Toronto
  • 2005: Facilitation of Forum Theatre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
  • 2005: Facilitation of Communication and Conflict Resolution Skills Workshop, St. Stephen’s Conflict Resolution Centre
  • 2005: Facilitation of Group Coordination and Facilitation Skills Workshop, Leadership Institute, Office of Student Affairs, University of Toronto
  • 2004-2005: Enhancing the Student Experience Certificate, Staff Development Centre, University of Toronto
  • 2002: Cooperative Learning Technique, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon

Professional Development at Tecnológico de Monterrey 2001-2003

  • Autoconocimiento como primer paso para el desarrollo personal
  • Modelo de Liderazgo de la Dirección de Programas de Apoyo a la Misión
  • Desarrollo de actitudes de calidad en el servicio
  • Psicología del adolescente
  • Diplomado en Asesoría y Orientación Educativa
  • Anorexia y Bulimia
  • Técnicas de Juntas de Trabajo
  • Curso Blackboard
  • Inteligencia Emocional
  • Seminario SER TEC
  • Certificado en Aprendizaje Colaborativo
  • Capacitación y Actualización del Programa Águilas

Community Engagement

Undergraduate Projects

  • Business Process Analyst. AGA Water Plant.
  • Business Process Analyst.  Promorreal Real State
  • Training. Sales Department. Hotel Real de Minas

Undergraduate Student Involvement

  • 1999–2000. Elected Vice-President, Information Systems Engineering Student Society. Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 1998–1999. Coordinator, Prolíder (Leadership Development Campus Group) Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 1998. Volunteers’ Coordinator, First National Event of Group Sports, Special Olympics Mexico
    1999-2000.Women’s Soccer Varsity Team, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 1997–2000. Theatre Group. Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 1996–2000. Member of Prolíder (Leadership Development Campus Group). Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon
  • 1996–1998. Athletics Varsity Team, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Leon

Theatre Experience

Relevant Training and Education

  • Spring 2017. Inter-disciplinary Theatre Making Workshop. Belfry Theatre
  • Summer 2012: Theatre for Living Training Workshop Level one, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Winter 2011: Cultural Leadership and Social Learning through the Arts, University of Victoria
  • Fall 2010: Creative Facilitation, Power of Hope, Victoria
  • Fall 2009: Improv, Hart House, University of Toronto
  • Winter 2008: Voice Training, Equity Showcase Theatre, Toronto
  • Summer 2007: The Art of Acting, Equity Showcase Theatre, Toronto
  • Summer 2005: Popular Theatre Training, OISE, University of Toronto
  • Summer 1999: Voice Training organized by ITESM, Mexico

Facilitation Experience  (Forum and Image Theatre)

  • Image Theatre & Leadership Facilitation. Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives. University of Victoria.
  • Facilitation. Diversity and Diverse-ability. Intercultural Association of Greater Victoria
  • Facilitation. Changing the Lens: A UBC Forum Theatre Project.
  • Forum Theatre Facilitation. Faculty of Law. University of Victoria.
  • Leadership through the Arts: A hands-on workshop in arts-based research, education and community development.
  • Spectrum Job Search Society, Victoria, Canada.
  • Ministry of Education, Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Arts-based Facilitation I and II, University of Toronto.
  • Lead with Pride, University of Toronto.
  • Leadership Institute, University of Toronto.
  • Garfield Weston Award Leadership Conference, Toronto.
  • Carnero National Training for Trainers, ITESM, Mexico.
  • Summer Mentorship Leadership Institute, University of Toronto.
  • Diversity Educators Training, University of Toronto.
  • ¿Qué Pasa? Troupe, Ruckus Conference, Toronto.
Acting Experience

Luna Negra Theatre Group, Mexico
2001-2002 Historias para ser contadas (Played various characters)

Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM), Mexico:

1999-2000 MacBeth (played First Witch)
2000 The Fifteen Minute Hamlet (played The Ghost)
2000 A Christmas Carol (played Town woman)
1999-2000 The Good Person of Szechwan (played Shen The, won regional award for best actress in a leading role)
1998-1999 Jesus Christ Superstar (National Theatre Group) (played Town woman)
1998-1999 ¡Qué Plantón! (played The Rose)
1998-1999 The Elephant Man (played Siamese Twin)
1998 The House of Bernarda Alba (Reading, played Amelia)
1997-1998 The Diary of Anne Frank (Played Anne Frank, won regional award for best actress in a leading role)

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