Aloha my name is Vanessa Valencia. Thank you for coming to the site. My heart honors where you are in your journey. I feel everyone has unique gifts, talents, and discoveries to share and shine with our world. A little bit about myself, the earth, the ancestors, and the children are some of my greatest teachers. As many children recall, I too have felt my connection and relationship with Spirit since I was an infant. From a very young age, my parents taught me the importance and value of listening to and serving those in need. Volunteering in our local community and abroad was a part of my daily life. These experiences cultivated my love and empathy towards a person's individual needs. These actions taught me that creating a positive impact for one person also affects the community, and the heart of all.
In 2004, I was a participant with Up With People-WorldSmart Leadership program. Our group traveled through the US, Canada, Japan, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, and Italy. During the travels, I had the blessing of living with 100 host families. As one of the community service liaison's, I was part of successfully coordinating and managing multi-cultural community service projects in schools, hospitals including centers for the disabled and homes for the elderly. We visited and interacted with students from over 400 pre-schools, primary, intermediate and secondary schools. It was a joy to learn from the children and to share my culture with them.
In 2015, I received a Master of Arts in Teaching in early childhood education and a Montessori primary credential. In 2015, I was given the opportunity to assist as a collaborator for the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI). I enjoy creating quality and value-based books and programs that empower children's hearts and spirits along with supporting them to become compassionate, peaceful and conscious global citizens which will empower their communities is part of my mission.
I believe in following one's heart and gut and that self-effort and Divine timing work mysteriously beautiful. I am blessed to have had the experience to witness and learn the many ways of speaking with nature with Little Hawk- a Cherokee Chief. Here on Maui, I am blessed to play, serve and learn with the Kukui Puka 'Ohana. I give infinite gratitude to my beloved spiritual teacher/Divine Mother Ammachi (Mata Amritanandamayi) for her continuous showering and teachings of Divine Love compassion, courage and service towards humanity. My life is dedicated to the Divine Mother, her children and our earth. May we all connect to the womb of universal love and remember that we are deeply loved and infinitely merged with the Divine.