Change Agent, Center Admin
Gicela is a positive and energetic person that has a love for learning, connecting with others and empowering them. A native from Chicago, she obtained her BA in Psychology from DePaul University. Her professional experience in Human Resources has focused on Training and Development and Employee Engagement. Gicela has led various initiatives around culture, leadership, communication, teamwork and wellness. She has also coached and trained a diverse workforce through one-on-one and group sessions. Gicela’s passion for health and wellness shines through her daily habits and hobbies and has led her to pursue a Functional Medicine Health Coach Certification. She enjoys a variety of fitness activities, whether that be cycling indoors, bike riding through a forest preserve, boxing or having a dance party. Her daily walking ritual gives her the pleasure of connecting with nature and refilling her cup. Meditation has become a regular part of her routine and she finds excitement in exploring new mind-body techniques. As a foodie, cooking serves as her favorite creative outlet as she blends up a new green smoothie, experiments with new foods and finds interesting ways to whip up a new meal. I wonder what she’ll be cooking up next!