Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Days 1 & 2| January 2020

In Fall 2019, in the midst of completing my MSc dissertation, I was researching opportunities for youth to become engaged in Arctic issues, and stumbled upon Arctic Frontier's call for Emerging Leaders with special interest in the Arctic. Their website announced, "Call for new candidates: Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders is now open for new candidates … Continue reading Arctic Frontiers Emerging Leaders Days 1 & 2| January 2020

Krakow UNESCO City of Literature | August 2019

Freakonomics authors Steven D. Levitt and Steven J. Dubner refer to a study that found children who grow up in homes with books will score higher on academic tests, and the more books one is surrounded by, the longer they stay in school. As I complete my 19th (non-consecutive) year of schooling with aspirations of … Continue reading Krakow UNESCO City of Literature | August 2019

UN PRME UKI Conference 2019

“Aujourd’hui, je vais vous parler de…” My first public speaking competition was in the fifth grade when our French Immersion class was tasked with preparing a speech as part of Concours d’Art Oratoire. The topic of my presentation? Emily Carr, my favourite artist at the time (whose works I still cherish). I detailed Carr’s early … Continue reading UN PRME UKI Conference 2019