Riv has worked and studied in areas of Law, Business, Medicine (conventional and alternative) & Education, in Australia, the USA and Israel. Her credentials include a Juris Doctor (JD) from the University of Melbourne, a BA in Liberal Arts with a major in Education, certifications in Laboratory Regulations and certifications in Traditional Oriental Medicine.
Over the years, Riv has taught and led programs worldwide for both school aged kids and adults. She regularly researches, writes, coaches and orates on areas of philosophy, health, women’s issues, and other contemporary areas of interest.
Riv has highly developed interpersonal, advisory, mentoring, counselling, mediation, communication, leadership, management, networking, research and advocacy skills, as well as a strong sense of integrity & confidentiality. Being commercially minded, strategic, efficient and practical, Riv combines the pragmatic with intuition, expression and creativity.
In her varied & dynamic life roles, career paths & business ventures, Riv has had the unique opportunities to balance both the business strategy with the academic ethos, as well as the creative/design/marketing visions & solutions. Some of those journeys include:
*Commercial Litigation & Criminal Defence Lawyering in Melbourne/Sydney, Australia
*Ginseng Clinic in New York, USA for the wholistic treatment of patients based on the principles of Traditional Oriental Medicine and Chinese Herbology
*Chai Tea House in JeruSalem, Israel - a creative social venture based on an event model for women, to awaken their essential life core and shift the paradigms of their lives, through the essence of tea
*In-House Counsel at Ethnics Artists' Cooperative, a Gallery of handmade Israeli art where Riv divided her time between the business management & strategy, as well as being an integral part of the creative & design process - bridging the experience between international clients and local artists
As an intuitive empath, with a unique ability to recall, retain, connect and synthesize large amounts of both small detailed and "big picture" information, Riv has the ability to quickly pinpoint the fundamental issues and find creative "out of the box solutions", custom suited to her clients' needs.
Riv believes in inspired leadership and entrepreneurial vision to create positive change in meaningful and lasting ways. In her free time, Riv loves to sing, interior decorate, photograph, travel, read, write and experience the great outdoors, especially through horse-riding, long jump, swimming, badminton and archery.
LivwRiv encapsulates and embodies what Riv loves most in this lifetime - Inspiring, motivating, sharing life's goodness with others, & watching humanity progress, rise, heal, evolve and upgrade.