Inclusion co-ordinator for the Calgary Jewish Federation. “Inclusion is my mission and my passion; starting at home and extending into the community.”
Karina has over 20 years of experience and specialization in community facilitation, disabilities programs and therapy, inclusion, gerontology, neuro-psychology applied to brain aging and dementia, and recreation.
Karina grew up in Argentina, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Music Therapy degree. She is a well recognized speaker in Latin America. The creator of “Musicognitive Stimulation – Music Therapy approach”, she is proud to have presented at many conferences, workshops, different symposiums, as well as on radio and television.
At the 3rd Gerontology and Geriatrics Provincial congress of Buenos Aires, Karina was awarded the Dr. Mario Giovanneti Prize for Best Work in Gerontology where she presented a paper, “Music therapy and Gerontology: An integrating experience. A different communication between residents, families and visitors.”
She’s lived and worked In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, since June 2006 with her husband and 2 boys.