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To request a particular workshop or talk for your organization or group, please get in touch here. 

Inclusive City-building + Nature & Wellness

  • Workshop: Nature and Wellness. An outdoor experiential learning workshop that has been implemented and adapted for various groups including high-school students, youth, seniors and people with disabilities.
  • Community Research Specialist, Jane’s Walk

Chronic & Invisible Illness + Patient Experience

  • Founder, Thyroid Transitions at thyroidtransitions.com
  • Patient Co-investigator on several research projects
  • Workshop: Living Well with Thyroid Cancer. To request this workshop at your organization, contact me here.
  • Workshop: Key Steps to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue and Breaking Through Thyroid Symptoms. To request this workshop at your organization, contact me here.
  • A High-Functioning Person’s Insight on Living With Thyroid Symptoms. Read here.
  • Why I Had To Break Through My “Sick Identity” Before I Could Start Healing. Read here.
  • Personal blog series comprised of over 60 posts titled “Cancer and Me” chronicling interactions with the health care system, tackling stigma and discussing intersecting social issues.  Read here. 

Equity + Anti-oppression

  • Project Coordinator, Racism and Health Working Group, St. Michael's Hospital Academic Family Health Team
  • Workshop: Human rights, decolonization and climate change resilience. Workshop developed and delivered at Conscious Minds Camp, Low Income Families Together (LIFT).
  • Workshop: Popular Education: What is it and how can we use it? Workshop developed and delivered at Conscious Minds Camp, Low Income Families Together (LIFT).

Selected Invited Talks + Special Lectures

  • “Not All Green Spaces are Created Equally: Exploring How Urban Green Spaces Influence Our Mental Health & Well-being”, Gerstein Science Information Center, University of Toronto, April 25, 2018
  • “How Green Spaces Can Impact Our Mental Health and Well-Being” The Reading Line: Don River Edition, August 26, 2017
  • Interdisciplinary Career Options” Health and Human Rights Conference, Queen’s University, October 22, 2016
  •  “Digital Storytelling: Dancing Through Cancer”, Gilda’s Club Greater Toronto, June 24, 2015
  •  “Our Collective Youth Voices Against HIV/AIDS” University of Toronto World AIDS Day Event, University of Toronto Schools, November 27, 2013