Ms Patricia Schlicht joined COL in 2000. She coordinates programme work for the Education Specialist: eLearning and Gender Specialist. Ms Schlicht graduated from Colon College in Hamburg, Germany, with a Diploma in English and Spanish as a second language. She obtained certificates in international marketing, global entrepreneurship and international trade research (FittSkills) from the British Columbia Institute of International Trade (BCISIT) in Vancouver, Canada. In addition, she graduated from a Self-Employment Programme offered by Douglas College in Vancouver, Canada, and obtained a Certificate in Pacific Rim Studies from Langara College in Vancouver, Canada.