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Magdalena Szpala

Certified CCT Instructor
Vancouver, BC
(604) 374-8445 [email protected]

Magdalena (Magda) Szpala is a Compassion Cultivation Training Teacher, certified by the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University. Magda is an experienced facilitator and sustainability professional, currently working for a social housing agency. In the last 15 years, she has led many educational sessions in a variety of settings including businesses, the public sector and non-profits. She has been teaching the Compassion Cultivation Training (CCT) program since 2013. Magda is passionate about offering the CCT program as a way to build inner resilience to face personal and global challenges. She received her master’s degree in Strategic Leadership toward Sustainability from the Blekinge Institute of Technology in Sweden and a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Psychology from Hull University, U.K. She has also studied the non-violent martial art of Aikido for over ten years and holds a first-degree black belt.