Christine Boyko-Head (Ph.D. McMaster University, 1995) is an interdisciplinary scholar, creative education consultant, Thinking Preferences & Design Thinking facilitator, curriculum specialist, author and playwright. She has taught, presented, and published nationally and internationally. Between 2001-2011 she confirmed her belief in the empowerment of learners through the arts by teaching for Lesley University’s Integrated Teaching through the Arts Master of Education program. Currently, she applies creative problem solving and arts-based strategies in the college classroom to create anti-oppressive spaces enhancing learners’ creative-critical thinking. Her eclectic experiences include television production, creating and operating a social issues theatre company (1989-2002), co-founding an arts magazine for and by young people (1990-1995), creating a community mentoring four-year curriculum for youth (2001-2004), designing and implementing a million-dollar fundraising community campaign (2011-12), being an Ontario college program quality auditor (OQCAS), and researching applied theatre strategies to increase learner self-efficacy and literacy. Alert to new learning opportunities, she is currently trialing an intercultural collaboration between Canadian post-secondary students and elementary students in Croatia. She is also designing a creativity curriculum for recovering substance abusers in her community. Her energized, interactive workshops have given her the opportunity to meet dedicated educators and life-long learners around the world including 21 states in the USA, Israel, Turkey, Jordan, Portugal, France and now Finland. She lives in Southern Ontario, Canada and teaches at Mohawk College.