Benita has specialized skills and experience in diverse fields – experiential learning outdoors and indoors; knowledge based teaching and life coaching for the elite as well as underprivileged; project management and partnership collaboration; community and volunteer services.
Educated in marine biology, cognitive science, life coaching and career counseling, Benita is committed to youth development. She holds a B.A. in Biology and Cognitive Science from Cornell University, Master in Marine Biology from Boston University and Postgraduate Diploma in Career Counseling from the University of Hong Kong. She believes in nurturing success through mentoring and coaching and not teaching in the traditional sense. Practicing her belief with dedication and stamina, she has achieved many successes with students under her wing and institutions she served. She is a frequent speaker and facilitator in youth development, staff development and life coaching workshops.