Dr. Kristin Olson Palmer, PMP (Project Management), RYT (Yoga Teacher), CLC (Life Coach)
What life do you wish for? I lead a messy, magnificent life. I have been incredibly lucky and I'm very grateful.
What I'm Working On Now
Building two businesses (consulting and coaching), writing a third book, building a house, and being the best version of myself.
With my coaching business, Central Oregon Life Coaching, I support people to identify, prioritize, and realize their goals.
With my consulting business, I support organizations looking to build hybrid and online programs and infrastructure that is robust and impactful. I am partnered with Beacon Education to promote their technology and student support services connecting Chinese students to online degree programs in the United States.
Studied and graduated (RIT), then again (Stanford), and again (Project Management Professional), and again (Doctorate), and again (Registered Yoga Teacher), and again (Online Teaching Certificate), and again (Harvard), and again (Certified Life Coach), and again (Master Certified Life Coach).
Lead an educational outreach program to Africa that has now granted over 23,000 scholarships and reached learners in all 54 nations of Africa.
Published a book on how to scale an educational outreach program to create lasting economic impact and promote gender equality in Africa.
International speaker and thought leader of online education, global educational outreach, and community of inquiry (CoI).
Worked at some amazing companies - Hewlett-Packard, eBay, Disney and University of Virginia.
Bicycled south to north in the USA and west to east in Canada. I still remember seeing the Great Lakes and realizing I had BIKED there.
Foreign exchange student in the Netherlands and the Czech Republic
World traveller - sailed down the Nile, took a train (3rd class) across India, climbed in the Himalayas, and relaxed on white sand beaches in the South Pacific.
Where to Find Parts of Me