Name: Ingrid Elizabeth Datica Urribarri
DOB: June 27, 1966
Born: Cabimas Estado Zulia, Venezuela
Address: Lote 27 F, Villa Balam Ek. Akumal Mexico
Language: English, Spanish.
Life Work: Dancer, singer, painter, marketer, organizer, photographer.
Ingrid currently lives between Akumal, Mexico, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. She has experience in a range of fields: ecology, event management, real estate rentals and property management, arts, dance, and theater, photography, and paints as a hobby.
Ingrid is currently John Allen’s personal assistant and archive.
In the earlies 90’s she served nearly one year as a crew member on the Institute’s Research Vessel Heraclitus and sailed from Venezuela to Belize.
In the mid 90’s she worked as a supervisor of the Waste Water Garden constructions with Planetary Coral Reef Foundation and Centro Ecologico Akumal, on the coast of the state of Quintana Roo Mexico, and became vice- president of the PCRF field station in Akumal, Mexico. She also established a Travel Agency offering touristic services such as accommodation, transportation to and from the airport, and tours to sites of interest. She later became part-owner of the Akumal Dive Shop, one of the largest diving schools on the coast of Quintana Roo.
After becoming a diver, she modeled underwater for a renowned photographer, Gonzalo Arcila, making beautiful covers for the magazine Cancun tips, Natura Mexico, Mexico Desconocido, Ventana al Paraiso, Maps and guides of Quintana Roo, and La Quinta magazine.
Ingrid became a flamenco dancer in 2007 and did performances in Quintana Roo and Yucatan area for over a decade. She continues her passion for dance of all styles.
In January 2017 worked with the company Fellini film Mexico in production for the documentary “Biosfera 2, 25 años despues” (The Biosphere 2, 25 years later).
2020 Present Eye on the rainforest, las Casas de la Selva, Puerto Rico: Website
2020 Present: Vecinos de Akumal Norte AC, board as Vocal
2019 Present Synergia Ranch, Santa Fe, New Mexico: John Allen`s personal Assistant and archive.
2019 Present Website builder course
2019 Present My White Beach Blog (blogger)
2017 – Present: Fellow of the Institute of Ecotechnics
2017 – 2017 Production Assistant in Fellini film Mexico
2016 – Present Shareowner of the Akumal Dive Shop
2015 – Present: Vice President of ADMAK (Administradores de Akumal)
2008 – 2009 Diplomado en Ingenieria de Productos turisticos, Marketing, y competitividad. (ACTI Consultores en Turismo)
2007 – 2007 Rescue Diver
2007 – 2016 Marketing & Sales Director and shareowner of the Akumal Dive Shop
2000 – Present Rental Manager and sales
2000 – 2007 Share Owner of the Agency Travel Services of Akumal
2000 – 2003 Wedding and event planner, shareowner of Luxury Occasions
1996 – 1997 Construction supervisor of the Wastewater Gardens in Mexico.
1996 – 1997 Assistant on the plant’s collections for Wastewater Garden built in Akumal Mexico by Planetary Coral Reef Foundation under Dr. Ph. D’s supervision. Mark Nelson.
1995 – 1997 Vice-President of Planetary Coral Reef Field Station, Akumal Q.Roo Mexico.
1994 – 2000 Manager of Travel Services of Akumal
1996 Advance Open Water PADI
1994 Open Water Diver NAUI
1993 – 1994 Sailed from Venezuela to Belize as a crew member onboard the RV Heraclitus, built by the Institute of Ecotechnics. Main coral reefs and the culture of the sea studies.
1993 – 1993 Became a crew member of R/V Heraclitus. (Drydock repairs)
2019 Website builder. IncomeSchool
2008 Diplomado en Ingenieria de Productos turisticos, Marketing, y competitividad. (ACTI Consultores en Turismo)
1991 Publicidad & Mercadeo (IUTIRLA) Instituto Universitario de Tecnologia Industrial)
1990 Secretaria Ejecutiva
1986 Higiene y Seguridad Industrial (CUNIC) Colegio Universitario de Cabimas.