Lana is an Ukeru Learning Engineer. She has been an Ukeru Trainer for more than three years and has been with the Ukeru team at Grafton for almost a year.
What makes you most proud about working on the Ukeru team?
I get to be part of making a difference in the world. I love being able to explain what I do when someone asks. And I love my work family. I feel like I have hit the jackpot!
What do you think are the three best skills you bring to your job?
My passion – I truly believe in this program and it shows when I teach
My personality – I am a people person and I always stay positive. Plus, I am funny!
My drive – I strive to make myself better at my job with each opportunity that arises
What is the most inspiring part of your job?
Being able to see the difference Ukeru makes for the better at the places where we have taught never gets old. I also feel like I learn something new at every place we teach, which is very intriguing to me.
What are you most passionate about, professionally?
It’s so important to me to show everyone that I come in contact with that I truly believe in this program. I am also very passionate about making an impact in a positive way. And, I want to do the best job I can, every time.
What is your favorite thing to do when you’re not working?
Spending time with my family and animals. And cooking – I love to cook!
Are you a cat or dog person?
BOTH! I have two dogs and two cats and I love them all equally, but for their own unique reasons. Actually, to be honest, I am an all animal type person, I love every type of animal.
Finish this sentence: My favorite food is ____:
TACOS!! I can eat tacos for every meal and would be perfectly ok with that.
What is something interesting about yourself that people don’t know?
I like to sing when I cook, usually to my animals. All four of my animals have their own song that I made up about them and they each know which song is theirs.