Chris Cousino

chriscousino@gmail.com Chris Cousino has spent his entire adult life living and working in New York City. He began his career literally in the field, as a gardener, and later manager of landscapes, operations staff, and volunteers in the most visited sections of Central Park, for more than a decade. This rich experience not only sharpened […]

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Kristina Mody

Kmody@pbgh.org As Senior Manager of Improvement Advising at the Pacific Business Group on Health’s California Quality Collaborative (CQC), Kristina supports health care delivery organizations participating in learning collaboratives by advising and training leaders, their improvement teams, and practice coaches as they move their organizations toward high-value, patient-centered advanced primary care. She brings a wealth of […]

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Karen Wilk

wilkonline@shaw.ca Dr. Karen Wilk is a ‘Go Local’ Catalyzer and Mission Innovation Team lead with Resonate Global Mission (a ministry of the Christian Reformed Church of North America) and a National Team Member of Forge Canada leading their Neighbourhood Life initiatives and Edmonton hub. Karen had been a vocational pastor for over 30 years, currently […]

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Trisha Viecco Carrillo

tviecco@internationalbudget.org Trisha Viecco Carrillo is the Events Coordinator at the International Budget Partnership. Over her nine years in this role she has coordinated countless meetings around the world for IBP and its partners. She is originally from New Jersey, but has spent her adult life in Washington DC. Trisha enjoys baking, reading and spending time with her […]

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Sam Huizenga

shuizenga@crcna.org Sam Huizenga serves as the Director of Raise Up Global Ministries. Raise Up equips the global church with interactive and personalized learning materials and training. It is committed to a learning-centered approach and it works hard to intentionally design and facilitate sessions that maximize transformation in individuals lives, families and communities. Sam is a […]

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Lauren Michael

  lamichael@unm.edu Lauren Michael resides in Las Cruces, New Mexico. She has spent over 20 years in the field of Early Childhood Education. She began as a classroom teacher and is currently working to provide training and consultation for professionals in the field of Early Childhood. She uses a learning centered approach to design and […]

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Annie O’Shaughnessy

annie@truenatureteaching.com Annie O’Shaughnessy began teaching in 1990 and has since enjoyed a rich and varied career as an educator in public, alternative, and therapeutic settings. In addition to 25 years as a circle facilitator for adults, Annie also served as a writer and president of two non-profit organizations focused on supporting people to live with […]

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María José (Cote) Eva

mariajoseeva@gmail.com My name is María José (Cote) Eva. I am originally from Chile, but am currently based in Washington D.C where I work as a Senior Program Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean for the International Budget Partnership (IBP). I joined IBP in October 2016 to lead the organization´s work on the Open Budget […]

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Angelina Montgomery

angel.montgomery@first5alameda.org Angelina Montgomery (Umpqua) is a US based trainer and consultant, currently serving as the Prevention Manager for Help Me Grow Alameda County, a program of First 5 Alameda County in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Angelina develops learning-centered trainings and meetings for community-based providers, childcare teachers, and pediatric providers focused on connecting […]

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Heather Dean

Heather.Dean@elca.org Heather Dean serves in the national office of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in Chicago, IL. She brings the lens of dialogue education to all she does, with a specialty in meeting, event and conference design, and a passion for creating safe and respectful spaces where learning and relationships can grow. Working with […]

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