Christine Whitney Sanchez
Christine Whitney Sanchez, MC, President of IPI Southwest, has worked across six continents to build the capacity for mindful leadership, strategic collaboration and thriving organizations and communities. Integrating her experience as a psychotherapist into her work as a consultant, professor, coach and architect of large-scale transformation, Christine has guided tens of thousands of stakeholders to resolve thorny issues and generate new opportunities. She has trained thousands of consultants and change leaders around the globe in strength-based approaches for self-organizing in their own communities. She has facilitated some of the largest intergenerational conversations in the world. And that is what brings her joy.
Christine has a BA in Sociology from University of Hawaii and a Master of Counseling from Arizona State University. She is on faculty at Claremont Lincoln University and Arizona State University, where she teaches mindfulness and leadership development.
Her husband and Christine live near her mother, children and grandchildren. Christine engages in daily life as spiritual practice through yoga, hiking, swimming, global travel, and photography.