Dr. Vergara has over 20 years experience in organizational leadership, professional and personal development, counseling and coaching. Her work has been mostly focused within academia and the non-profit sector, she has created multiple organizations including Mindfulness Into Action (MIA®) Research Institute. The MIA methodology, a transformational learning practice, has already helped thousands of people revive their mind by identifying and changing their self-sabotaging behavior. Dr. Vergara was born in Chile, lived in Peru, Ecuador and immigrated to the United States with her three children in 1996.
Aracely has over 15 years experience in Corporate America working for fortune 500 companies including Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, American Express Co. and American Express Global Business Travel. She has led global projects and teams and has over 7 years experience in professional and personal development and coaching. She also serves as a Chief Operating Officer of Mindfulness Into Action (MIA®) Research Institute. Aracely was born in Ecuador and immigrated to the United States with her family at the age of seven.
Since 2017, Anderson is a Research Assistant at the Mindfulness Into Action (MIA®) Research Institute. He has co-authored research papers, among them, the measurement of the increment of emotional intelligence when applying the MIA® methodology to promote social inclusion in people with visual impairment. He was born in Ecuador, and currently is studying Pedagogy of Physical Activity and Sport at the Universidad Técnica del Norte. His expected graduation is on August, 2021.
At the Mindfulness Into Action (MIA®) Research Institute, Jonathan is a Research Assistant since 2018. He is a co-author in research papers, among them, the social inclusion of people with visual impairment. He is also implementing the methodology MIA® with entrepreneurs measuring their economic development. Jonathan was born in Ecuador, he is studying Graphic Design at the Universidad Técnica del Norte and he is expected to graduate on August 2021.