Habitat for thriving:Using creativity to do good. Her current portfolio showcases animated graphic art videos in the service of Mental Health, Education, and Community Health and Wellness.
Social Habits:Humour+empathy+emotional intelligence. Wrap these around the creative process, and doing good is inevitable.
"Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world." -Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Professional Experience:Twelve years as partner, business manager and interior designer of a firm in Collingwood, Ontario. Twenty years working in corporate Canada in roles from marketing, to client services to sales, to management. Giving Back:
Created, developed and facilitated an experiential five week mental health program for local grade 9 youth. Called GRIT, the acronym stands for "Grow Resiliency and I Thrive." To date, about 300 young adults have learned strategies for good mental health.