Curriculum Vitae


Gisela has been working for more than 20 years as a trainer, facilitator, speaker and consultant, helping employees of all hierarchic levels to improve their skills in Creativity , Innovation, Idea Generation and Change Management



  • Bachelor in Social Communications


Graduate Courses

  • Team Building at the Catholic University in São Paulo
  • Role Playing at GETEP, a Brazilian Psychodrama Institute
  • Group Dynamics at the Brazilian Society of Group Dynamics
  • Innovation Management, Knowledge Management and Estrategic Business Management at FGV - Fundação Getúlio Vargas, São Paulo
  • Leading Working Groups , Instituto Pichon Rivière, São Paulo
  • Design Thinking at ESPM, São Paulo
  • Cyber culture and the new working mindsets at the Catholic University in São Paulo
  • Over 100 short term courses on Creativity and Innovation, Training Skills, Leadership and related subjects


Studies Abroad

  • Teaching and Facilitating CPS at the State University College at Buffalo, US
  • The La Jolla Program with Carl Rogers at the University of San Diego, US
  • Training the Trainers with Edward the Bono at the Management Center Europe in Belgium – Brussels
  • Targeted Innovation , Leading Creatively and the Leading Creatively Alumini Meeting at the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, North Carolina, US
  • Technologies for Creating and Structural Consulting with the Fritz Group in Essex, Massachusetts, US
  • Building, Leading and Sustaining the Innovative Organization at the Sloan School of Management (MIT) , US


International Experience

  • Attended nine times the annual meetings of the CPSI (Creative Problem Solving Institute) from the Creative Education Foundation in Buffalo, New York, where she also experienced being a speaker and a Home Base Leader.
  • Implementation in Brazil of the Idea Program developed by Maritz Inc.
  • Lecturer of the International Network of Experts on Creativity and Innovation in Germany and Canada
  • Lecturer at the Fourth Creativity Meeting ACOCRE in Costa Rica
  • Trainer for the Latin America Program of Creativity at IFF – Essences and Fragrances
  • Trainer at ESADE Business School in Spain
  • Trainer at the University of Madrid, Spain
  • Acculturation and deliverance of a sales training event for DSM
  • Co-facilitator of workshops developed by Potential2


Language Proficiency

Gisela delivers training programs in Portuguese, Spanish and English and speaks Italian and French at intermediate level.

For more information please contact gisela@giselakassoy.com.br