Nadia Chaney is a first generation Indian settler living on Algonquin territory (Ottawa). She is an arts-based facilitator, trainer, mediator and interaction/experience design consultant. She completed a Master’s degree at Simon Fraser University with a concentration in Imaginative Education (2010) and an advanced diploma in art therapy for groups at the European Graduate School (2019), as well as a diploma in Dialogue and Negotiation from Simon Fraser (2007). She served for ten years as Senior International Trainer and Director of Training at Partners for Youth Empowerment, an organization dedicated to providing capacity-building creative facilitation training for frontline youth workers. Since 2002 she has facilitated well over two thousand events. Her most recent creative works include an arts based research lab studying the nature of Time and Temporality. She is the founder of Toolsi, an on-demand facilitation training platform for community-based facilitators and organizations.
Skill Areas: Strategic Planning // Evaluation // Vision / Mission // Conflict mediation // Coaching // Anti-Oppression // Process facilitation // Team & leadership development // Human Resources /// Community research