Support Staff

Brenda Cleary is currently coordinating the events and initiatives of the Institute for Human Development and Well-Being while completing her Master's at Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University. As a community arts and health professional she has worked with numerous groups throughout her career: Indigenous youth, children of migrant farmworkers, high school dropouts, domestic violence shelter residents, day laborers, undocumented students, war widows and children of the Guatemalan Mayan genocide. Most recently Brenda Cleary blended her passion for creative arts, non-profit management and health promotion by designing and directing arts-based well-being initiatives in conjunction with Boulder County Public Health Department in her native Colorado.

Brenda is proud to join the Institute for Human Development and Well-being and continue her dedicated track record of supporting individuals and communities to flourish.