Santiago Outón de la Garza is the Academic Director of Big Thinkers. He studied philosophy and bioethics and was a founding member of the Bioethics Program at the National University of Mexico. He has over 16 years of experience in Philosophy for/with Children and is currently focusing on teacher education in P4wC as well as middle school children. His philosophical areas of interest are animal ethics, environmental ethics and the community of inquiry. He has also authored philosophical stories to use in community of inquiry sessions.