Instructor: Ginlin Woo
Biography: Ginlin Woo, MS, Ginlin is an independent consultant who predominately works in the public sector both locally, nationally and internationally, She is a trainer/facilitator/instructor and curriculum writer who takes great pride in designing and facilitating engaging, dynamic, thoughtful and thought-provoking learning and sharing experiences for students, staff, leaders and community members. Developing leaders across all sectors, generations and cultural contexts has been a consistent theme throughout her work life.
In the 90’s, SAMHSA and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) under took a major national initiative to support the development of community coalition partnerships in 214 cities and towns; she was one of the 40 trainers that was retained for several years to support the development of these leadership teams. In workshop formats, they taught all subject matter related to community development, effective coalition building, community mobilization, team building and cultural competency and violence and substance abuse prevention.
Ginlin holds an M.S. in Education Administration from Bank Street College of Education and participated as a fellow with M.I.T.’s Community Fellows Leadership Program with the Dept. of Urban Planning.