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Waleuska Lazo M.A.

Waleuska Lazo, creator of the 28-day online course, The Gratitude Experiment, is a passionate, expressive serial entrepreneur and divorced mother of two.  Born in Nicaragua, Waleuska immigrated to Canada with her family as a teen.  She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice fro the University of Toronto.  Currently she splits her time between homes in Hollywood, Florida in the United States, and Toronto, Ontario in Canada. 


In 1995 Waleuska co-founeded Embanet™️, a pioneering e-learning provider of higher education solutions and services.  She sold the company to Pearson in 2007.  In 2009 she co-founded the Magnum Opus Development Group, a real estate firm that builds homes for discerning buyers.  In 2011, Waleuska founded DreamCatcher Print, a book publishing venture through which she published a series of books about real-life heroes for young readers and books on personal transformation for adult readers.  Her works include The Gift of Bravery: The Story of Eli Cohen (2019), Confessions from a Mom to Her Child (2019), and her memoir, The Best Worst Thing that Happened to Me (2018).  Waleuska attributes her successes to leading a life focused on service.