Lisa currently resides part time in California and part time in Italy. Her background is in higher education coaching with a history of working in public education, and private and nonprofit organizations. Experienced in college and career counseling, she has developed a toolbox of learnings utilizing strategic thinking, leadership training, DEI and mindfulness practices. Lisa received her Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused on Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters of Arts (MA) in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Golden Gate University, San Francisco. Lisa is also a Meditation and Yoga Practitioner and a lifelong learner. She dedicates her time volunteering as a Crisis Counselor for Crisis Text Line and continues to be actively involved with the Teach the Future Global Community.