WRITING AND EDITING
Freelance Writer, See Jane Write, 2006 to Present
Content Editor, Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald, Capital Ideas (2016)
Author of Back Over the Mountains (Hay House India 2015)
Columnist for the Edmonton Journal, Family and Fitness (2011-2012)
ACE TESOL Certificate, Certified English as a Second Language Teacher, January 2019
University of Alberta, Bachelor of Arts, English Major. 2004
Memoir Writing, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension. 2006
Technical Writing, University of Alberta Faculty of Extension. 2006
Yoga Teacher Training, RYT 200 Hour
Founder and Director of The Compassion Project, a Canadian registered charity serving the remote valley of Tsum, Nepal. Our aim is to improve healthcare and education.
Volunteer at the Edmonton Humane Society. 2015-Present.
HONOURS, AWARDS, PUBLIC SPEAKING
Awarded 2018 Alberta Foundation for the Arts Individual Project Grant.
Guest speaker at Know It 2016.
Guest speaker at 2015 Words in 3D Writing Conference.
Guest speaker for Ted Bishop at the University of Alberta, Travel Writing class 2012 and 2015.
Awarded the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Individual Artists Project Grant 2012.
Judge for the Amber Bowman Memorial Travel Writing Award 2010.
Shortlisted for the Writer’s Union of Canada 2010 Short Prose Competition for Developing Writers.
LitFest 2010 Pen Canada Cabaret: Guest reader for my book Back Over the Mountains.