Charlotte Sáenz, Ed., MFA, has 20 years experience working globally in schools, universities, refugee camps, autonomous zones, as well as on streets and traveling programs. Using multimodal teaching/learning and creative strategies, she collaborates with others on growing our collective knowledge, disrupting dominant narratives, expanding our perspectives, and connecting us to new social action.
In San Francisco, she teaches in the School of Undergraduate Studies at the California Institute of Integral Studies, and also designs global education programs and projects for various cultural and educational organizations, including the Asian Art Museum and World Savvy.
In her native Mexico, she maintains close ties to Universidad de la Tierra Chiapas, bringing various student and faculty groups interested in learning more about Zapatismo. She has taught on World Learning's global traveling program "Beyond Globalization," also living and working in Lebanon (Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts, Brummana High School). In Chicago, she co-directed Street-Level Youth Media, and served on the board of Women in the Director's Chair. She holds a BA from Yale, an International Education Ed.M. from Harvard, and a MFA in Film, Video & New Media from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Here are links to her projects and radio interview: