Michelle has over ten years of experience in strategic planning. She currently works as a consultant for educational, cultural and social projects, developing programmes that stimulate children’s creative thinking.
Michelle is mainly based at the Institute of Imagination where she runs technology-based workshops for children. She also collaborates with The Maker Cart project, a pop-up making space for schools and libraries.
Michelle has a Master’s degree in the Psychology of Creativity and has completed several vocational courses, including ‘Learning about Design Thinking’ at School, Stanford University, and ‘Neuroscience of Early Childhood’ at the Bay Area Discovery Museum.
She has worked at the Children’s Creativity Museum in San Francisco and has been a communication consultant and storytelling moderator at the Peruvian children’s education organisation ¡Pasala!. She is also the founder of the first children’s film festival in Peru, Mi Primer Festival.