Maureen has worked with LifeBound for more than five years as a training facilitator, academic coach, and curricula developer. She is the co-author of Leadership for Teenagers: From Ancient Times to the 21st Century and Critical and Creative Thinking for Teenagers with Ms. Carter. She has been a featured speaker on these topics in Germany at the ECIS Conference, in Mexico at the Tri-Association Conference, and in Washington, D.C., at the NADE Conference. Prior to working with LifeBound, Ms. Breeze was a professional dancer and the founder and director of JUMPSTART Productions, a dance and video arts organization. During her 20 years in the arts, she traveled throughout the country as a performer and choreographer while also developing and implementing extensive outreach arts education programs serving students of all ages in schools, juvenile detention centers, and correctional facilities. She also wrote and directed Women of Today for Tomorrow, a five-part video mentoring series for teens that was distributed to middle schools throughout the five metro Denver counties in Colorado. Ms. Breeze graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Claremont McKenna College, where she studied International Management and Mathematics.