Beatriz Acevedo

My work as an artist educator has been focused on the enhancing of learning abilities for organizations and individuals, in topics such as sustainability, leadership, problem solving, innovation and entrepreneurship. I am passionate about the role of creativity and art-based methods  in social development and personal growth. I have worked with charities and NGOs, such as Oxfam, Amnesty International, Cancer Research UK, etc., as well as governmental agencies and international organizations. I am a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy United Kingdom and work as a lecturer in ethics, sustainability, responsible business and design thinking. I am also co-director of the Centre for Innovation in Business Education, Anglia Ruskin University (Cambridge, United Kingdom). Currently I am developing a number of workshops in the area of Design Thinking promoting innovation, problem solving and creativity, key skills for the 21st century economies.