The Snapshot: creates opportunities for each person to learn who they are, how they fit into the world and how they can contribute to humanity.
Joanne of Waitaha, Ngāti Māmoe and Ngāi Tahu is a celebrated author, speaker, thought-leader and executive coach, she is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar (Austria), an Edmund Hillary Fellow (New Zealand), is on the Executive Team of Karanga: The Global Alliance for Social Emotional Learning and Life Skills, is cofounder of NPDL (Global) and serves on the Board of Partners for Youth Empowerment (USA).
She has spent over 30 years working as a teacher, principal, superintendent and across school systems as a whole country change leader in multiple countries and can offer insights and strategies to re-connect the lives of students, teachers, families and communities to what matters most.
Joanne recognizes and supports teachers’ wellbeing first and provides relevant tools and processes for them to be well so they can focus on all of the outcomes that matter. Joanne embeds a social, emotional and cultural commitment to all learners, reflecting learners’ cultures, identities and humanity in what, how and where they learn. Her insights are illuminated by continued, hands-on experience partnering with diverse countries, community groups, schools and in the learning that occurs outside of schools around the world