Vincenza Nazzari | Director of Education
(514) 954-0382, ext. 226
666 Sherbrooke West – Suite 1100
Montreal, Quebec, H3A 1E7
Vincenza is the director of education and of the International Human Rights Training Program. She is responsible for the planning and development of the curriculum for all Equitas human rights education programs. Vincenza has participated in numerous international human rights education expert conferences including the International Conference on Accountability and Evaluation in human rights education and Training, organized by the UNESCO Chair (Chile 2004), Global Strategic Planning Meeting on Teacher Training in HRE (New York 2005), Expert Group for the Project on Education Promoting Respect and Diversity of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) (Warsaw, 2007), Council of Europe Forum on Civic Partnerships for Citizenship and Human Rights Education (Strasbourg, 2008) and the OSCE/ODIHR expert workshop Moving Towards Human Rights Education Standards (Warsaw, 2010). Prior to joining Equitas in 1995, Vincenza worked as an educator and curriculum designer with the Public Service of Canada. She also worked as the official languages advisor at the Canadian Space Agency and the Federal Office of Regional Development (Québec). Vincenza holds an MA in educational technology from Concordia University, a Joint Honors BA in Italian and Spanish from McGill University and a TESL certificate from Concordia University. She has done graduate studies in Italian literature and holds a diploma for teaching Italian from the University for Foreigners in Perugia, Italy.