Micaela Bellopede-Olivera, M.Ed, MIEM, CHt, C.IET, is a writer, teacher, healer, philanthropist, and photographer. She holds a master’s degree in Education and a master’s degree in International Economics and Management and has lived in the USA, Canada, Italy, Spain, France, Japan, Korea, and Uganda. Over the last 25 years, she has built several successful businesses, served as a mentor and teacher, and created a non-profit organization to help children. She taught writing and business at the University of California San Diego for 10 years and was nominated in 2000 for the Who’s Who in Education. She has also practiced as a certified holistic healer for over a decade. Her holistic training includes Reiki, Hypnotherapy, Integrated Energy Technique, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and Sound Healing.