Maria Wharton – Administrative Coordinator to the Founder

María joined the Initiative in January 2018 as Administrative Coordinator to the Founder. Maria was born in Caracas, Venezuela and graduated from Universidad Metropolitana in Caracas with a Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering.

In 2016, María moved to Nova Scotia with her 3 daughters; her husband joined them later the same year. Prior to her relocation, Maria worked as an IT Consultant as a Certified Microsoft Professional in Venezuela. She is also very passionate about teaching and had the opportunity to teach several courses at Universidad Católica del Táchira in Venezuela. A committed volunteer, she spent many weekends with children living in extreme poverty, teaching them life skills and discussing spirituality.

María enjoys reading, cooking and the peaceful life in Nova Scotia.