Judie is a co-founder of Four Worlds International, and is currently a Director of the Four Worlds Centre for Development Learning. Judie is a specialist in curriculum design and development and organizational transformation.
She has provided training, technical support and evaluation services related to program development and organizational change to many different types of groups, ranging from the ministries of national governments to small non-governmental organizations. She has worked in Asia, the South Pacific, Africa, the former Soviet Union, the Caribbean and Indigenous North America. She has also provided technical support to many Canadian and American professional organizations and Indigenous communities.
Judie has served as principal or co-researcher on numerous national and regional research studies, and specializes in participatory and community based approaches.
Judie has recently co-authored (with Michael Bopp) two books, the first related to community-based sexual abuse intervention and the other concerning building sustainable communities.
Judie has a Ph.D. in education with a focus on learning for participatory development. Her masters degree is in curriculum development.