Wendy teaches at the Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) in the undergrad Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies department and in the MA in Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development program. As well, she is the Co-Director of the Canadian School of Peacebuilding (CSOP). Wendy completed her MA Theology at the Mennonite Brethren Seminary in California. After significant years of practice within the conflict transformation field, she has entered the Peace Studies Ph.D. program at the Arthur Mauro Centre at the University of Manitoba where she is a Ph.D. Candidate and close to completing her dissertation on the “Role of Local Peacebuilders: The Philippines as Case Study.” Wendy specializes in community conflict transformation processes as an instructor at CMU and in locations around the globe. She has over 15 years of experience as a community mediator, conflict transformation trainer, peace program consultant, program manager for international development projects and university instructor. The Philippines, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, Ukraine, India, Bangladesh, and Palestine are some of the locations in which she has worked over the past two decades with indigenous groups, NGO staff, community and religious leaders, and various educators.