Fiona Dawson is a passionate believer in the power of soft-skills. She facilitates a broad range of curriculum from energizing team building events, insightful Creating a Team Culture® workshops to motivating mentorship programs. Fiona is adept at customizing programs for both diversity & inclusion awareness and also integration with her clients’ company values.
Having been raised in the United Kingdom, Fiona lived and worked in Bangladesh and Portugal before immigrating to Houston, Texas in 2000. She moved to New York City in 2011 and today is a dual citizen residing in the Washington D.C. area with her rescued pit bull, Maizie Rai. Fiona holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, a Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language, and has several continuing education credentials.
Fiona’s eclectic background in teaching, event facilitation and communications in education, non-profit and corporate sectors provides the perfect foundation for helping people work better together.
We asked our team members to answer a few questions to help you get to know them better!
My Role at TERP:
Pit Crew Coach
5 Ways I Add Value to the Team:
- I bring an abundant supply of energy and enthusiasm.
- When it comes to challenging the norms I get creative.
- One of my happiest places is when I’m collaborating with the team.
- True to my British roots, through trials and tribulations I keep calm and carry on.
- Positivity is my best friend.
What Movie or Song Best Represents My Approach to Talent Development?
Katy Perry’s “Roar”
Finish this sentence: “The Best Mentor I Ever Had…”
… encouraged me to fly!”
If I were a fictional character, I would be…
Sorry to be disruptive 😉 but I really want to answer this question with what animal I would be… I’d be a female lion but with a male lion’s mane. I love the grand prowess the mane exudes, but male lions sleep all day while the females go out to hunt and gather. I’m that fierce female lion who’s adopted the male’s mane.
Three of my core values are:
Integrity, empathy and respect.