Lina is the mentor for you if you are interested in: art education, project management, facilitation, workshop design, learning design, design-thinking, post-graduate immigration experience, trauma-Informed practices.
Lina works creating strategies and spaces to explore generative conversations in organizational and creative spaces. They currently work at inPath, an organization that develops and nurtures a network of support for Indigenous youth and artists through arts-based learning, job skills training, and mentorship. In their current role as Head of Organizational Process Design, Lina provides strategic project management support to strengthen the design of emergent processes and projects. They design and implement change, learning, project management, prioritization, and collaborative decision-making processes.
Lina holds an MA in Art Education from Concordia University. In addition to their experience in the community sector, they have also worked with organizations in the creative sector. They are a member of the Advisory Board at the Deep Play Institute and co-facilitated in an Artist Residency on "Dialogical Experiments" with the School of Making Thinking.
Lina's approach to facilitation and teaching is rooted in healing-informed practices (also known as trauma-informed practices), design thinking, emergence and complexity. They are also a queer immigrant from Colombia and constantly learn to navigate identities, systems, cultures and experiences from a place of curiosity and care.