Beatrice Mancini has about twenty years of work experience from various countries. She has worked as an international education expert and intercultural trainer for universities and government agencies in a number of North American and European countries. Beatrice holds an MA in English language and literature, a Certificate in Intercultural Studies from UBC, an Intercultural Foundation Certificate from the Intercultural Communication Institute in Portland, US, and has studied several courses in intercultural communication at the University of Luton, UK. Beatrice has travelled to about thirty countries. She has lived in six countries and now resides in Canada. She speaks five languages fluently. She has been a facilitator for the UBC Certificate in Intercultural Studies since 2005.