Three words to describe myself: Ambitious, big-hearted, dynamic


Why I wanted to become an Outrider: I am a born and raised Calgarian but moved away for university. I wanted to get involved in my community and in my city. I saw the value that the Outriders added to the community and I wanted to be a part of it with these inspirational women


Favourite subject in school: Economics


Best concert I’ve been to: Iron and Wine in Amsterdam


Proudest achievement to date: Besides completing my Master’s degree, which wasn’t easy, I would say my greatest achievement was when I launched my charity called, ‘Links of Love’ to help build transparency in the donation process


Favourite restaurant: Les Enfants Perdus – a small, quaint restaurant in Paris


Greatest fear: Living without a purpose. Dying without a cause


Ideal place to shop: Quiet boutique shops. Malls stress me out


Worst habit: I’m way too sentimental so I keep a lot of useless things. You might see me on an episode of hoarders one day


Favourite iPhone App: Duolingo


Most prized possession: I don’t pride myself on the material things I own. The intangibles are things I hold dearest to my heart. In that case, my relationships with my family and friends would be my most prized possession


Top Outrider appearance to attend: I enjoy attending school events and talking to the youth and hopefully inspiring them in any way I can


Talent I most wish I had: I wish I was good at DIY projects. I always try to make stuff from Pinterest and instead of looking like it should, it looks like I picked it out of the bottom of a discount bin


Reality TV show I’d most like to be on: I don’t watch TV – I really don’t know what reality TV shows are out there…


Favourite day of the year: Christmas Day


First thing I’d buy after winning the lottery: After taking care of my parents and family members, I would invest a portion of my earnings into mental health research


My biggest inspiration: My mother because there is nothing she cannot do and everything she does is done with class


Dream job: I would love to be a consultant in my field of research for a non-governmental organization like the United Nations or the World Health Organization. I would also like to finish my PhD and become a professor


Celebrity I’d like to meet: Hillary Clinton, Jackie Kennedy or Ernest Hemmingway


One thing on my bucket list: To volunteer my time at an orphanage in India