EDUCATOR / COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST:
Dr Ana is a Communications Specialist with a Master’s degree in Education and Languages from her native Bilbao Teaching University (Spain), a polyglot with qualifications in 4 languages (Spanish, English, Basque and French) and currently studying German, Korean and Portuguese. With more than 10 years’ experience as a Languages Teacher in Spain (Basque Government) and South Africa (Lycée Français du Cap). Dr Ana is also one of the 7 founder teachers of S.A.V.S., the first South African Virtual School, providing Middle and High School American curriculum to South African and global students.
With a Higher Technical Diploma in E-Learning Training of Tele-trainers (by Euroinnova Formación, Spain), Dr Ana was an external examiner assessor for quality assurance with the School of Languages and Literature at UCT (University of Cape Town), overlooking and supervising exams scripts for undergraduate, graduate, honors and PhD students.
Former Director of Teaching and Learning for The Academy Hout Bay, an innovative Montessori based tutoring centre, Dr Ana was to ensure best practice and raising the effectiveness of the school into excellence. She was also the architect and Head Tutor for Modern Foreign Languages for the French and Spanish On-Line Cambridge IGCSE and AS curriculums.
PUBLIC SPEAKING / PRESENTATIONS COACH:
To that effect and on her arrival at Cape Town (South Africa), Dr Ana joined Toastmasters International, an organization focused on the fields of leadership and communication from which she holds their highest qualification: a DTM diploma (Distinguished Toastmaster) in only 4 years.
Dr Ana was also given the Toastmaster of the Year Award 2009/2010 for “being a tremendous force within the entire toastmaster’s community” becoming elected President in the same year of two clubs, Club Coach and Area Governor for Area D3 (Cape Town) in District 74 (South Africa), leading her Area to President Distinguished Status, the maximum level of recognition and achievement awarded by this organisation (90% KPI’s). During that time, Dr Ana wrote her Public Speaking and Presentations book: “Dr Ana’s Course in Public Speaking: Transformation through Self-Expression” based on her remarkable growth within the organization.
LIFE AND BUSINESS COACH:
Dr Ana has a Doctoral Degree in Metaphysical Sciences (PhD) specializing in Transpersonal Counselling (integration of higher consciousness in the counselling process). She is also a Reiki Master and a Coach U CTP graduated Life and Business Coach. As an author of several books in the field of spirituality, self-help and personal development, Dr Ana can see deep inside the individual with an X-ray sharp vision, which she uses to help her clients tap into their unique abilities (their undiluted original voice), integrate their disclaimed energies and redirect their potential to become impeccable, influential, powerful communicators.