Hollyhock Presenters

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Our presenters are curated for their quality, depth, integrity, and alignment with our educational purpose. Since 1982, a distinguished faculty of authors, educators, activists, artists, performers, and practitioners have shared their work at our Cortes Island campus and in Vancouver.

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Teresa Isabel Dias

Teresa Isabel Dias is a pharmacist with 30 years experience in healthcare, a Menopause Practitioner (NCMP) certified by the North American Menopause Society, and a woman’s health advocate.

Specializing in midlife hormonal changes, Teresa Isabel offers education and support on managing physical, emotional, and mental challenges for women at work and at home so that they feel like themselves again and enjoy a vibrant, and productive life.

Her educational programs and supportive resources have been deployed to prestigious institutions and corporations including the Open Societies Foundation, Royal Bank of Canada, Maple Leaf Foods, Canadian Automotive Association, the University of Waterloo, University of Toronto, Brock University, and Stantec. Beyond the corporate sphere, Teresa Isabel has also delivered her insights to government bodies and professional associations. Her expertise extends to the written word, contributing valuable articles to pharmacy associations and the Pharmacy Practice + Business magazine.