20+ years in academia as an ESL instructor at Durham Technical Community College, Wake Technical Community College, Chicle, Global LTD, and Executive Global; ESOL Kansas City Kansas Community College and UMKC.
20+ years in public speaking;
25+ years in nonprofit organizational leadership;
Master’s Degree in International Development with a core in Anthropology and Forestry with an international internship in Thailand, focusing on the issues of child prostitution, an NGO that rescues child victims, and mangrove deforestation (from North Carolina State University);
MA curriculum/instruction concentration TESOL. UMKC.
Ed.S educational specialist UMKC.
Currently working on doctoral studies.
Grant-awarded independent scholar.
She has extensive international experience working with international students and clients and visiting several counties, including Thailand, Myanmar, South Korea, and others.,
She follows international news and politics very closely with a keen interest in education, technology, business, and social issues.