I have inspired, motivated and empowered hundreds of individuals to maximize their potential and opportunities, reach their personal and professional goals, and live a positive and purposeful life.
I bring over 25-years of experience in the areas of diversity and inclusion training, vocational consulting, coaching and fundraising. Through my personal story of vision loss, specialized trainings, public speaking events, and podcast, I have been instrumental in changing the way people think about diversity and inclusion and have shared realistic solutions to employers on how to recruit and retain employees with diverse abilities.
As a freelance columnist, podcaster, presenter, performer, and writer,I thrive on injecting creativity into everything I do. My philosophyis to experience life with enthusiasm, positivity and a glass-half-full attitude. My expertise has been featured in media outlets including AMI TV, JoyTV and CBC Radio
In 2019, I was the recipient of the Royal Roads University Founders' Award in recognition of having exemplified the qualities of leadership, sustainability and personal development.
In 2020 and 2021, I was a delegate of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.