giving back 

Athlete Representative - Athletics Canada Athletes Council - 2018-present

  • Effectively communicate opinions to National Governing Body

  • Conflict resolution specialist on harassment & abuse committee

FitSpirit Ambassador - 2018-Present

  • Outreach to thousands of girls across the GTA and Quebec

  • Orchestrating motivational conferences in French and English to discuss the benefits of being physically active daily and to adopt a healthy lifestyle. I lead the girls through exercises and speak with them about body positivity and the pleasures of being fit.

Captain of the University of Maryland Track and Field Team 2016-2017

  • Led the varsity team to victory at every home meet in the 4x400m as anchor and motivated younger teammates to eat well and take their recovery efforts seriously (sleep/social/study balance) during my junior and senior years at UMD.

Special Olympics - Coach 2013-2017

  • Coached bright students with special needs sprinting and jumps mechanics for an hour each session. I was humbled by the experience, learning how to effectively communicate running instructions.

Reading Rocks! - Rock Creek Forest Elementary School - Guest Speaker - 2013-2017

  • Read to elementary school children and answered their questions about university and what it takes to be a successful student-athlete.

Because I am A Girl - Youth Ambassador 2011-2016 

  • Went to Tanzania in 2012 to visit girls and maternal health clinic Plan Canada was funding