Yoland Trevino

Yoland Trevino, an indigenous Mayan woman from Guatemala, serves as chair of United Religions Initiative’s Global Council and as regional coordinator for Latin America. With graduate degrees in human behavior and psychology, Yoland is a visionary educator and trainer who focuses on issues related to personal and organizational change. In 1996, after 25 years working in education, health, psychology, family support, and community development, she founded Transformative Collaborations International (TCI). TCI works domestically and internationally supporting educational efforts to unleash the talents of children, youth, and families. TCI has done extensive organizational development work and continues to explore “the art of the possible” utilizing holistic human development, collaborative leadership, and organizational effectiveness. In addition to her work with URI, Ms. Trevino has consulted and designed events for the 2004 Parliament of the World Religions in Barcelona, Spain, as well as a youth track for the 1999 Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa.