MEET THE COACHES

 
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Specialties

  • Trauma Transformation

  • Social Innovation

  • Change Navigation

Renée Martyna

Renée created The Challenge Process, and has spent the last 15 years refining it with leaders across the globe.

She is the lead content creator for Intra as well as the chief curator of Asia's largest conference on community building, CU Asia. Renée brings her longstanding interest in trauma as a source for personal, professional and systemic transformation as well as her special interest in community building to all of Intra's curriculum.

Renée has been a serial-social-innovator and facilitator offering psychosocial support to changemakers and social service workers for over twenty years. 

She began her life overseas as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar studying Islamic Feminism in the Middle East. She later earned a Master’s Degree in Conflict Resolution at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs in Canada. Renée holds fellowships in Social Innovation and Social Enterprise. She has trained in integrative arts like yoga and meditation, and well as transformative communication. She recently completed a 240-hour graduate-level training for mental health professionals in Compassionate Inquiry with Gabor Maté, a leading authority on addiction recovery, trauma, and the scientific connection between mental, emotional and physical health.  

Renée's call to create Intra is a deeply personal one. She spent 10 years working for the United Nations as a Gender and Human Rights Advisor in countries like Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka and Cambodia before burning out. Her journey of recovery led her to be self-taught in psychology, trauma, neuroscience, and the healing arts. Her desire to share this with others initially led her to help co-create Hubud in Bali, Indonesia, the world's first non-urban community coworking space. This is where she designed and delivered programs to foster a new way of living, working and learning in the new, 'knowmadic', economy, where measuring success puts people, passion and the planet on par with profit and productivity. 

Felipe Galvis, Intra Facilitator

Felipe Galvis

Felipe Galvis lives comfortably in two worlds: one in which he fully embraces his analytical and data-driven side from his experience in engineering, start-ups and operations; and the creative one in which he dives into writing, painting and exploring his own intuition. 

Originally from Colombia, Felipe lives in Spain and works as the Growth and New Ventures Director for Evolution: Innovation Forward, a company that promotes entrepreneurship through assisting companies with public and private funding as well as business performance. 

He has a Master of Engineering, an M.B.A., and 14 years of work experience across 10 different countries. Being exposed to so many diverse and multicultural environments has expanded and enriched his worldview in unforeseen ways, highlighting the need for balance between creativity, the analytical brain, spirituality and personal growth. Becoming a facilitator with Intra is one of the ways he has found to create that balance for himself as well as helping others achieve the same.

Specialties

  • Entrepreneurs & Executives

  • Startup Strategy

Trisha Benson, Intra Partner

Specialties

  • Intimacy & Relationships

  • Polyamory

  • Health & Fitness

  • Non-profit Executive Coaching

Trisha Benson 

Trisha has settled in Reno, NV with her husband and 2 young children after years of living and traveling internationally. After studying International Development at UCLA she ended up in East Africa for nearly a decade. In Uganda, she initially worked as the Head of African Development for an NGO that delivered refurbished computers and teacher training to schools throughout Africa. She then moved into Corporate Social Responsibility with an upstream Oil & Gas organization. Never one to take the well beaten path, she did a complete 180 in 2013, moving to Bali to do a yoga teacher training, get married, and begin a path of personal development.

 

Currently Trisha is a partner and COO at Intra while also managing a fitness studio. This ticks all the "passion" boxes: people, movement and personal growth. When not working or being a personal snack chef for her children, she enjoys traveling, reading and meditation.

Genevieve LeDuc, Intra Facilitator

Specialties

  • Leadership

  • Career/Work-Life Wellness

  • Self-actualization Journeys

Geneviève LeDuc

Geneviève has 17 years of experience with the government of Canada and understands the noble calling of public service. As a leader, she builds high-performing teams by embracing diversity, fostering trust, and enabling others to shine. She believes in creating safe spaces for the right conversations. She has facilitated hundreds of workshops and delivered training in strategic thinking, risk management, and business efficiency. Geneviève has a Master’s Degree in Conflict Analysis, as well as professional training in Risk Management and Business Performance, Coaching, and Workplace Mental Health Leadership.

As a natural-born innovator, Geneviève equally understands how overwhelming it can be to bring meaningful change to a large system or organization. She is passionate about helping others discover balance between self-care and service to a greater social justice agenda. For Geneviève, this has meant slowing down, creating space for spirituality and creativity, and learning to tune into her body and soul in addition to her mind. Geneviève reenergizes by taking long baths, painting her emotions, and meditating. She likes to drive race cars, has lived in 5 different countries, and loves travelling with her family. She has yet to meet a type of cheese that she doesn’t enjoy.