Carla Cuglietta is a teacher who has been working to encourage spiritual and physical well being in her students. She has been involved in Global projects in Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, China, Laos, India, Sierra Leone and Uganda. In 2007, she founded a non-profit that secures clean drinking water and micro-finance loans for women in Indian villages and urban slums. In 2015 she co-founded WE Stand, a Youth Leadership Summit that encourages young people to use their skills and talents for positive change and growth, both locally and globally. She was awarded the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her global work on gender equity and youth engagement. The University of Alberta Alumni of Honour Award, as well as the prestigious Prime Minister’s Teaching Award of Achievement for her work in encouraging others to pursue personal growth for collective good.
Shanghai, China and Lecce, Italy.
Next dream stop?
“I like to drink specific beverages from cool glasses. For example, I drink my smoothies from a wine glass, makes it feel like it is a special occasion.”