Lori Onderwyzer - China
Lori Onderwyzer is a Certified Positive Discipline Lead Trainer with a passion for helping adults guide young people to become confident, capable, resourceful, resilient, responsible, and contributing members of their communities. Lori has been a certificated teacher and educational consultant for 31 years from kindergarten through eighth grade in inner city, migrant, international, independent, public, and charter schools settings. Lori works with students, teachers, counselors, administrators, and parents by offering workshops, professional development, and classes in China and other regions of the world. She served on the Positive Discipline Board of Directors from 2008 to 2013. She is married has two daughters.
Neda Djavdan-Badcoubei -The Netherlands
Neda Djavdan-Badcoubei is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer who loves working with parents and teachers and coaching them to apply the Positive Discipline principles to feel empowered and encouraged. Neda is the co-founder of Positive Discipline Netherlands and publishes the Positive Discipline books in Dutch. She believes that the key to education and parenting is building strong relationships based on mutual respect and that the world will benefit greatly from service done in the spirit of love for all humanity.
Omneya Askar - Egypt
Omneya Askar is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer who who loves children and has a passion for teaching. She started her career teaching and is now a school principal. She was the first to introduce Positive Discipline in the Classroom in Egypt. She has delivered parenting workshops to hundreds of people. She is working toward her school being a Positive Discipline Model School and her ultimate goal is to spread the principles and tools of Positive Discipline to as many people as possible. To that end and as a support to parents during Covid-19, Omneya offered Positive Discipline workshops on Facebook that reached an audience of more than 215, 000 people. She has been married for 24 years and has four girls.
Philippe Hochstrasser - Switzerland
Philippe Hochstrasser is a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, coach, and retired teacher. He taught for 15 years in Geneva and worked abroad in different cultural environments for an additional 15 years. Philippe works with parents, teachers, and educators in Geneva. He is active in public and private schools and other institutions in the French speaking part of Switzerland. His current activities include conferences, workshops, and coaching aiming to interest as many people as possible in Positive Discipline. His goal is to develop Positive Discipline in Switzerland as well as to make connections with Adlerian psychology.
Robert Omwa - Kenya
Robert Omwa,HSC, a Certified Positive Discipline Classroom and Parenting Educator, is on an ambitious mission to spread Positive Discipline in Kenya and other parts of Africa. He has worked with children of all ages during the last 15 years and is currently teaching English and Literature. Robert works with other teachers to prevent and respond to cases of violence against children. He is a Presidential awardee of the Head of States Commendation (HSC) for his work advocating for the rights of children. Robert is married to Eunice. Together they are champions of Positive Discipline parenting to their 3 children.
Rozenn Le Roux-Mion - France
As a Certfied Positive Discipline Trainer, Rozenn Le Roux-Mion’s passion for Positive Discipline is connected with her personal and professional life: tearing down walls, crossing borders, going beyond barriers, and finding ways to work together. She is part of the founding Positive Discipline team in France. She has worked in diverse settings such as reformatory schools, international companies, preschools and schools, suburbs, and charities. Rozenn has lived and worked in four continents and coordinates international projects in development and cooperation. along with working as a management consultant.
Sarah Joseph - British Columbia, Canada
Certified Positive Discipline Trainer Sarah Joseph has been supporting families through classes, workshops, and therapy since 2009 and working with schools since 2016. She has a Masters in Social Work and graduate studies in supporting people who have experienced trauma. She wrote best selling book Animals in my Brain, A Kid's Guide to Understanding and Controlling Their Behaviour and ebook Peaceful Parenting. Her articles have been featured in publications such as Natural Parents Network. In 2019, Sarah faciliated the country's first Positive Discipline classes. She lives with her husband, two kids, dog.
Sr. Rosemary Arrah - Cameroon
Sr. Rosemary Arrah, a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, received a Bachelor’s degree in Theology/Education from the College of Saint Mary Omaha and a Master's Degree in Special Education and Educational Leadership from the University of Nebraska. For her, Positive Discipline is a daily life experience of creating respectful interactions and connections. She works in Cameroon as principal of a boarding school for middle and high school girls. As the founder of "Reading Drive for Africa, Sr. Rosemary promotes literacy in Africa.