Dr. Barbara Covarrubias Venegas
Keynote Speaker | Executive Coach | Author & Passionate Dancer 💃🏼
Barbara is an Expert for New Ways of Working & Digital Leadership | Virtual Learning Journeys. She defines herself as a Virtual Enthusiast, researcher by education, speaker by passion and author by results. She is passionate about New Ways of Working & Learning, Positive Leadership & CULTURE overall. For the past 10 years, she has been very involved with the intercultural community across the globe, not only as a researcher or professional, but also as a virtual team leader and team member.
She recently founded the platform #virtualspacehero, a platform to create a space for a community of virtual enthusiasts (or to be's) to exchange on a regular basis on different topics about the virtual classroom, virtual events and working, leading, collaborating remotely. Besides, she leads #virtualspacehero production, a company focusing on the production of EXTRAordinary and memorable virtual events.
As an educator, Barbara has been designing virtual learning journeys for the past years: her signature #virtualexchange project is the Global Case Study Challenge, an award winning teaching global project with more than 600 students from 22 countries across the globe.
She works and teaches in English, Spanish, Italian and German. Besides, she is a passionate dancer (13+ dancing styles) and developed a training concept with the title “Dance your way into leadership”.