Eloiza is a coach and counselor living in Montclair, NJ.  Her professional career began in urban education and she later became a teacher trainer.  Her BA is from Rutgers with majors in Sociology and Women’s Studies. At UC Berkeley she earned an MA in Social & Cultural Studies in Education. She completed a coaching credential (CPC) through Leadership That Works in 2009.  In 2018 she earned a second masters, an MSW, and is now fulfilling requirements for clinical licensure.

Social justice, racial equality and environmental conservation are three issues to which she is committed.  She began developing an anti-bias lens in her late teens, taking part in the People’s Institute for Survival and Beyond’s Undoing Racism training in 1993.

Eloiza’s hobbies include Afro-Caribbean dance, collage art and writing. She’s also deeply interested in spirituality and healing. She’s a single mother of two.