Adriana Medina (Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore County) has been a teacher since 1988. She was an Associate Professor of Intercultural Communication and Spanish at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). Adriana moved to Denver and currently teaches at DU and MSU. She is also an accomplished intercultural trainer with a focus on intercultural communication, diversity, and conflict management styles. She designs and leads workshops for higher education, not-for-profit, governmental, and corporate clients in the United States and abroad. Her preferred facilitating methodology is experiential learning, for which high levels of audience participation are expected.