While living in London I discovered the joyful art of Swing Dance. Through that, I was introduced to SwingTrain, Swing dance's "fit little brother". After being certified to teach, I brought this cardio-dance class across the pond, and through UBC recreation I established the first SwingTrain class in Canada.
In my year abroad I chose to spend half of my studies at Trinity College Dublin, the oldest university in Ireland.
While attending Trinity College in Dublin I completed a class in the many ways theatre and drama can be implemented in different socially engaged domains.
Balancing writing for the web and writing for academia is a tricky act, but I found a story that got me excited about something seemingly boring: Journalism Ethics.
In my assignment for my creative writing for new media class I incorporated elements from media studies, creative writing, and psychology to answer a burning question of mine.
"Savage" Digital Video using appropriated footage and Adobe Premier
As part of the sales support team at BusinessMobiles.com I had a wide range of duties. From being the first point of contact to distributing leads to salespeople, my role grew substantially over my tenure.
Here's a quick summary of my life thus far in 20 words: Grew up in Alberta, moved to London, UK at 18, adventured for 2 years, now I'm a student at UBC.
Each fall the YWCA hosts the "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" fundraiser to raise awareness for domestic violence. Men who've registered to participate strap on their enormous heels and walk a mile in a show of solidarity and support. As part of my student council I brought our school's first teams to the event two years in a row, managing everything from registration to transportation.
While living in London, UK I made dreams come true working as a Fairy Godmother in Training at Disney's Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at Harrods.
In my last year of high school I performed in and was part of the creative team behind two original dance productions: "Give My Regards to Broadway" and "Twice".
“The same scene re-created from memory every day for one week”