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The Story of Us: Meet Laura from Bon Education

Laura Toma is an education consultant at Bon Education. She joined the team in June of 2016. Laura currently resides in Dubai, but she is originally from Romania. What is your role at Bon Education? My title is Education Consultant, which translates to jack-of-all-trades because I contribute to education program management, content development, coaching, data [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Elizabeth from Bon Education

Elizabeth Graff is the Education Program Content Developer at Bon Education. She joined the team in June of 2016. Elizabeth currently lives in Chicago, but she has studied and lived in multiple locations across the United States. What is your role at Bon Education? My official title at Bon is Education Program Content Developer. I [...]

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What Horses Can Teach Us: Two Minutes with Equus Coach and TRUE CEO Kelly Eide

Animals may not be able to talk, but they certainly have a lot to say. In fact, they can be excellent teachers to anyone willing to listen. Kelly Eide is one of those people. She is an Equus Coach, Executive Coach and the CEO of TRUE (Trust. Respect. Unique. Energy.), which offers horse-centered leadership programs [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Michelle from Bon Education

Michelle Hollett is the Content Development Manager at Bon Education. She joined the team in 2013 and has held a variety of positions over the years. Although she lives in the United States, Michelle has visited the UAE twice to serve as the director of a Tech Quest camp (a STEM camp for Emirati youth). [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Deniece from Bon Education

Deniece Wheeler is Bon Education’s Projects Development Manager, beginning in December 2015. She comes to Bon with extensive marketing and business development experience. Deniece is originally from the United Kingdom, although she’s lived in the UAE since 2008. What is your role at Bon Education? I’m Projects Development Manager, which means I account manage some [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Anna from Bon Education

Anna Batchelder is the co-founder and CEO of Bon Education. She started the learning and development company in 2009 in Dubai after living, working and traveling throughout North America, Asia and the Middle East. Anna is a regular contributor to The Learning Journey blog. What is your role at Bon Education? I am CEO (Chief [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Tamara from Bon Education

Tamara Durzi came to Bon Education in September after three months teaching in Peru. Prior to her travels, she worked in human capital development and STEM education initiatives in Abu Dhabi. What is your role at Bon Education? As an Education Program Manager at Bon, I have the pleasure of working on programs that help [...]

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Becoming a Tiger at Any Age: Two Minutes with Coach and Trainer Cindy van de Kreke-Freens of Authenticity

When you hear the word “coach,” sports probably come to mind. Coaches guide teams through practice sessions, perfecting techniques so that players are ready for competition. However, there’s another kind of coach out there. Personal and professional coaches work with clients to help them through life decisions and challenges. They don’t necessarily give answers, but [...]

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Bridging Iran, the US and the Globe: Two Minutes with Shared_Studios Creator Amar Bakshi

Imagine stepping into a golden shipping container in New York City and suddenly seeing the face of a resident in Tehran, Iran. A stranger at first, yes; however, soon you’re sharing your interests and opinions – maybe even playing music together. Suddenly, you realize, you’ve made a new friend – a connection – with someone [...]

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The Story of Us: Meet Chris from Bon Education

Chris Batchelder is a co-founder and president of Bon Education. Since 2009, he has helped the company grow from its first small contract to work with some of the biggest and most influential companies and organizations in the UAE. Chris especially loves the creative design process that goes on behind all of the many projects [...]

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