MARIA CHAVERRI is an ex-fashion designer gone rogue to travel the world. She is currently circling Asia from her base in Japan, where she teaches English on the JET Program. She empowers those around her through education, community development, and art. Her dream is to go to Antarctica.

EDUCATION

LANGUAGES

TEACHING

COMMUNITY

CHAMPIONSHIPS

2012

2014

TEFL Certification

International TEFL and TESOL Training

Masters of Professional Studies: Business of Art & Design

Maryland Institute College of Art

Bachelors of Fine Arts: Fiber Arts

Maryland Institute College of Art

2011

2013 - 2018

ES + JHS English & Foreign Language Teacher

Japan Exchange and Teaching Program, Sakaiminato

Substitute Teacher

Casady School, Oklahoma City

Drawing and Printmaking Liaison

Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute

English Tutor

Baltimore

2012

2012 - 2013

2017

2016

Yonago Regatta

Matsue Regatta

Yonago Regatta

Ohanami Regatta

Nakaumi Regatta

Japan Master’s Regatta

Matsue Regatta

Nakaumi Regatta

Yonago Regatta

2015

2014

2016 - 2017

2014 - 2016

Interpreter/Translator

Ueda Shoji Photography Museum

San’in Tourism Organization

Mt. Daisen Snowshoe Hiking Experience

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

Okuizumo Tourism Association

Kuro Coffee Shop

Sakaiminato Pen Club Member

Nihonkai Newspaper, Sakaiminato, Japan

Director of Community & Affiliate Relations

National AJET, Japan

President & Advisor

Tottori AJET, Tottori Prefecture

Office of Student Affairs Workstudy

Maryland Institute College of Art

Orientation Leader

Maryland Institute College of Art

2008 - 2010

native

advanced

intermediate

English

Raised in the U.S.

Spanish

Costa Rican background

Japanese

Lived in Japan for 5+ years . N2 certification

French

French IV AP level

AWARDS

CLAIRE TEFL Grant

OVAC Business Basics Grant

PASEO Feast Winner

MPS: BAD Thesis, Business Pitch Winner

MPS: BAD Business Plan Winner

2014

2013

2012

2017 - 2018

2016 - 2018

SERVICE

2018

Culture Connection Project

Beduda, Uganda

Kuro Coffee Shop

Sakaiminato, Japan

Latino Community Development Agency

Oklahoma City, U.S.A

2013 - 2018

2011 - 2012

2007

2008 - 2010

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