Deidre Schuetz, Co-Founder and Co-Director USA, holds BAs in International Studies and Spanish, a MA in Arts and Administration, and a Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management from the University of Oregon (USA). She also has an Impact Entrepreneur - Changemaker Certificate and a License of Massage Therapy. She is proficient in French, self-employed, and aspires to begin her PhD in Leadership and Change or Sustainable Systems/Organizational Management. She is based in Portland, Oregon, but has lived abroad for 6 years, including 5 years in West Africa where she volunteered, worked, and studied dance, music, and culture. A favorite quote: “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” ~ Albert Einstein