Dr. Erica Amery
Dr. Erica Amery is an advocate and an expert in intercultural education and developing, promoting, and sustaining Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) initiatives so everyone can thrive in their professional and personal lives. She holds a Master of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Creativity in Educational Practice and a Doctor of Education specializing in adult Education, focusing on intercultural education from the University of Calgary. She has over 15 years of experience working in higher education, where she has developed socio-cultural programs for international students and internationally trained project managers in Canada and England, fostered strategic partnerships and formed and led post-secondary advisory boards. She is currently the CEO of Intercultural Collaborations Inc.(www.interculturalcollaborations.com) and consults with businesses and higher education institutions to implement DEI initiatives and support the creation of more equitable classrooms and practices and workplaces. She has worked in education institutions, businesses and organizations in Canada, South Africa and Costa Rica.