What is a catalyst?

Catalyst [kat-l-ist]


  • Chemistry:a substance that causes or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected.
  • Something that causes activity between two or more persons or forces without itself being affected.
  • A person or thing that precipitates an event or change.

This Catalyst

Not an alchemist but with the ability to change the perspective with which people view a situation, Paquita has the happy knack of guiding new thoughts, new directions, and isolating the key issues or elements that can then generate the bringing together of the critical elements to create change.

This has led to her having some interesting jobs and projects.

Whether dealing with contractual conflict, mergers and acquisitions that have hit a sticky point, bringing innovation to gain its influencing partners, or working with businesses or communities and their supporting agencies to define achievable futures, Paquita brings insight, wit, and fun in harvesting ideas and establishing new partnerships.