Maria Wharton – IT Officer

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.