Architect, (B.S. Arch. City University of New York – CCNY, N.Y.). Entrepreneur, Practicing Architect specializing in light-weight bamboo-based construction alternatives since the January 12th, 2010 earthquake (Atelierslaroche). Certified Yoga Instructor whose practice of yoga and meditation fuels a commitment to conscious empowered action in a spirit of service, in response to our present-day challenges. Involved in healing and wellness methodologies, working with Yoga, Mind-Body Techniques, and Therapeutic Massage. Social involvement as a Dialogue Facilitator in the field of Conflict Management & Peace-Building in disenfranchised, gang violence-ridden communities (Concern Worldwide, IRAP), and student-empowerment volunteer program (PARE). Vice-Coordinator of Fondation Wynne Pour L’Environnement, promoting environmental education, awareness-raising programs, organic gardening, composting, food-cooperatives, solar energy for cooking. CMBM Leader since 2010.