Lesley Byrne is an international permaculture educator and co-teaches the International Permaculture Aid Workers course, Teacher Training Course and the 10 week internship with Geoff Lawton at PRI Australia. With an extensive academic background, including two graduate degrees in international education, environmental history and multicultural societies in Latin America and the Caribbean. Lesley brings a wealth of over 25 years of teaching experience and curriculum development at both the university and lower grade levels both abroad and in the U.S.
Lesley completed her PDC in Jordan with Geoff and Nadia Lawton. She is based between the U.S., Australia, Jordan and Afghanistan, working on permaculture aid development and designing and installing educational school gardens with an emphasis on permaculture, sustainability, and community workshops for widows, orphans and girls.
Her nonprofit, Kids Are Sweet International, of which Lesley is the founder and executive director, has won several environmental and humanitarian awards, including the best environmental school garden at the Al Jawaseri Girl's School in the Dead Sea Valley, Jordan. She currently has ongoing projects in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Jordan, Uganda and the U.S.
|Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course|
|Verifying teacher: Geoff Lawton|
|Other Teachers: Nadia Abu Yahia Lawton|
|Location: Dead Sea Valley, Jordan|
|Date: Oct 2009|
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