Frances Wintjes Clarke

Frances Wintjes Clarke holds an MA in Intercultural and International Communication (Royal Roads University); a BA in Cultural and Indigenous Studies (Trent University); and a CELTA certificate. For over 15 years Frances has worked with immigrants, refugees and international and domestic students as an instructor in both non-profit and post-secondary environments.


Frances’ interest in diversity, inclusion and Indigenous/colonial history within the Canadian context has influenced both her professional and educational pathways.

She is interested in the role curiosity, vulnerability and discomfort can play in deepening intercultural understanding and action. Frances considers herself a student for life and sees learning as a continuous journey and not simply a destination