Val is the founder of Tlatoa Consulting where she offers leadership and intercultural education and coaching, as well as program/curriculum development. She works extensively with post-secondary institutions and with community organizations. Her arts-based and participatory-based approaches provide a unique way to explore issues from different perspectives and from a systems-thinking lens.
Val supported the establishment of Doing Good for Nothing in Victoria, a community of thinkers and do-ers who apply their skills and energy to accelerate the work of cause-led innovators and change makers.
As a community organizer, she has contributed to local area planning committees and diversity action groups; she co-produced Theatre for Living Tours in Victoria; and served as president of the ITESM Alumni Association and representative of the Mexican Community in Toronto.
Valeria holds a Master of Arts in Leadership Studies from the University of Victoria, a Master of Education from Tecnológico de Monterrey and a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Engineering from Tecnológico de Monterrey.
Explore and Experiment, Policy Engagement
Intercultural Association of Greater Victoria, International Institute for Child Rights and Development, Guanajuato's Ministry of Education, University of Victoria, University of British Columbia, Royal Roads University, University of Toronto, Tecnologico de Monterrey