Lisa has conducted hundreds of workshops, training programmes and lectures for schools, teacher training colleges, and communities in Northern Ireland over the last ten years. Her experience includes working with entire school communities to explore models and develop practice that aims to enhance the capacity and preparedness of the school institution to work with community and good relations issues. Another focus of Lisa’s work has been the development of parental engagement processes in North Belfast within a cross community context. Lisa is passionate and committed to the development of local community voice and action in order to contribute to genuine peace building in Northern Ireland. A master’s graduate of The University of Ulster, Lisa is continuing studies within the field of Education specialising in Good Relations. Further studies also include Intercultural Facilitation and Mediation in Divided Societies. Lisa is also a mediator for the Northern Ireland Housing Executive, Mediation service.