Sayra Pinto

Practitioner, Writer, Theorist (EL, Com, Mod, Tch, Cch)

Sayra Pinto leads change processes that support the transformation of nonprofits, schools, colleges, city governments, hospitals, police departments, neighborhoods and communities.  She has an undergraduate degree from Middlebury College, an MFA from Goddard College, and a PhD from the Union Institute and University.  Her work is informed, inspired, and fueled by the trajectory of struggle and transcendence of indigenous peoples and our collective obligation to strengthen communities.  As an immigrant from Honduras who is a naturalized citizen, Sayra builds connections and collaborations that create profound systems change and that engage individuals in deeply transformational experiences.  She is currently working on a book on leadership, is a Leadership Team member of the University of Vermont’s Master’s in Leadership for Sustainability, and does freelance consulting with organizations and institutions seeking to create cultures of connection, belonging, well being, innovation, and excellence.