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Leigh Hopkins is an experienced educator, speaker, and seminar leader. Before founding Viva Institute, she worked in public policy and education reform for more than 20 years. From 2010-2013 Leigh was the chef at “Instituto Viva,” Viva Institute’s raw-vegan retreat center in Brazil.
Among her career highlights, Leigh was vice president for a social policy think tank, running literacy programs in underserved communities across the country. She worked as a policymaker, a grant writer, a raw-vegan chef, a reading specialist, an elementary school teacher, a creative writing teacher, an intuitive coach, an accompanist, an ice cream scooper, and a swimming instructor. To learn more about Leigh, visit her blog at www.leighopkins.com.
Leigh Hopkins received her Bachelors in Elementary Education and Music and a Masters in K-12 Reading Education. She has a certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University and is a certified Usui Reiki Master.