Lynn Skotnitsky is a Professional Coach and Adult Educator with over 25 years experience in human development consulting in Canada and abroad. Her work has focused on capacity building in leadership, cross-cultural communications, diversity and inclusion. She has worked with individuals, teams, organizations and multi-stakeholder communities.
In addition to being on the international training faculty with Erickson College, Lynn has worked on projects in 11 countries and lived in Canada, USA, Mexico, Costa Rica and Thailand. She has designed and led a wide variety of workshops, team projects, strategic planning sessions, multi-stakeholder consultations and participatory action research, working in sectors as diverse as academia, health care, financial services, governance, community planning, tourism and cross-cultural adaptation.
Her facilitation style is energetic, inclusive, creative, compassionate and fun-loving. Participants often emerge from her sessions with fresh insights into their personal learning styles, greater confidence, and inspiration that flows from deep engagement with a community of learners.
Lynn’s credentials include a Master’s degree in Adult Education and Organization Development from the University of Toronto, a B.A. in Sociology & Anthropology from the University of BC, a Diploma in Business Management from Okanagan University, and post-grad certificates in Intercultural Communications, Facilitated Planning, and Advanced Interpersonal Mediation. She is an active member of the International Coach Federation and is an Erickson Certified Professional Coach and Neurolinguistic Practitioner.
Lynn’s commitment to promoting a society where leadership is shared and diversity is valued has led her to serve as a director on the boards of several non-profit organizations over the years and participate in many initiatives working in social innovation. She is passionate about creating a world where everyone gets to thrive.