Susana Guardado currently lives on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen speaking and WSÁNEĆ Peoples in Southern Vancouver Island. Originally from El Salvador, she has called Canada home since she was 17. She holds a BA in Child and Youth Care and a MA in Community Development and has worked in the field internationally and locally for the past 20 years. As a dedicated community builder she works to create connections across differences. Susana specialises in using a community development approach to facilitation and learning design, making spaces for people to talk about difficult topics and creating opportunity for societal change. Susana is also a visual practitioner. She uses hand drawn images to deepen understanding, increase engagement, and foster positive communication. She can be reached at brightlightideas.ca
Liberating Structures are facilitated activities that can be used with groups of any kind. They are “serious fun” processes to support engagement, collaboration, and innovation. While Liberating Structures can absolutely be used with groups in person, this four-week online course is about facilitating Liberating Structures online.