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Empowering leaders through effective communications, programs, and embodiment practices
Teri is passionate about creating a better world through community-based engagement, empowerment, and storytelling. She taught reading and writing to middle school students for nearly ten years before founding Better World Betty in 2008, a local organization dedicated to providing fast, fun, and friendly eco-living tips. She created and led the first green business challenge in Central Virginia, the Charlottesville Area Better Business Challenge, which has helped over 150 businesses increase their efficiency and sustainability measures. Teri worked as Communications Manager at the Rivanna Water and Sewer & Solid Waste Authority before joining the Community Climate Collaborative in September 2017. She graduated with an English degree with a teaching emphasis from the University of Utah. Her love of the Rocky Mountains has expanded to the trees of Appalachia.
She has spoken to a variety of local and national audiences including:
Rotary and Garden Clubs
UVA Darden School of Business
Virginia Environmental Excellence Conference
League of Women Voters
Secondary and Higher Education Classrooms
JMRL Library System
TOPICS: Conscious Consumerism; Recycling Right; Tips for Advocacy; Growing Climate Leadership from the Ground Up.
“E”- Visionary, Healer, Fellow Humanbe’er
“Authentic Living Comes From an Authentic Way of Being”
It is my mission, joy, and greatest honor to guide and support You back to all of their colors. However, to get to the rainbow you must be willing to be immersed in the rain, pain.
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Specialize in Guidance, Transformational-Healing, and Sound Therapy