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Relevant Experience


2022 - present

Executive Director, Support Our Science

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Support Our Science is a grassroots organization advocating for increased funding to graduate students and Postdocs in Canada. In my capacity as Executive Director, I represent Support Our Science in advocacy campaigns, meetings and etc.

2023 - present

Member, Canada's Chief Science Advisor's Youth Council

Bring the voice of youth in Canada to the Chief Science Advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer and work together with other members to fulfill our mandate and represent youth in science.

2022 - 2023

Social Media and Communications Manager, Canadian Science Policy Centre (CSPC)

Manage all CSPC social media accounts, as well as all graphic design needs. This includes liasing with stakeholder organizations and partners to manage conference advertisements and custom content.

2022 - 2023

Student (Part-Time), VP Research Grants and Scholarships, Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Support the office of the VP Research Grants and Scholarships at NSERC. This includes working on coordination and executions on NSERC Leaders meetings, and the formation of the Science Action Video Competition.

2020 - 2023

Founder and President, Ottawa Science Policy Network

In response to an increased need for student voices in science policy, I created the OSPN to help engage UOttawa students in evidence based decision making. Our goal is to advocate for increased funding for graduate students, as well as educational programs for scientists.

2019 - 2023

Co-Chair of Editorial Committee, Canadian Science Policy Centre

Serve as the Co-Chair of CSPC's Editorial Committee which manages Editorial Submissions to be found on Roles involve editing, managing volunteers, running meetings. Additionally, I am contracted to do the full design and graphics of the annual CSPC Magazine.

2020 - 2022

Founder and Executive Director, Next Generation Women

Serve as an executive director of content for Next Generation Women.We are creating an online resource where young women can read profiles of women who are currently in their career of interest, and even contact them if they have questions or hesitations. This will foster mentoring opportunities and create connections that will help immensely in their future endeavors.

2019 - 2022

Co-President, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology Graduate Student Association

Currently, the Co-President of the BMI Graduate Student Association. Coordinate all student activities within the
Department and advocate for students at various Faculty/Department meetings. Previously, served on our graduate
student council as a student representative organizing outreach activities for our students to get more involved in our

2019 - 2021

Writer, Massive Science

Received training in story telling and science writing for the general public. Write articles and lab notes for the Massive Science website, as well as contribute to an amazing science communication community through peer reviewing and online forums.

2019 - 2021

Production Director, University of Ottawa Journal of Medicine

Complete all graphic design, production and layout for UOJM Issues. This involved managing a team of production assistants, and gross experience in Adobe and OJS software.

2019 - 2020

Writer, Health Science Inquiry

Serve as the Co-Chair of CSPC's Editorial Committee which manages Editorial Submissions to be found on Roles involve editing, managing volunteers, running meetings. Additionally, I am contracted to do the full design and graphics of the annual CSPC Magazine.

2018 - 2021

Volunteer and Aboriginal Mentor, Let's Talk Science

Teach interactive and fun science lessons to schools of various ages and backgrounds. Current class is a special education class ages 5-8 in Ottawa, ON. Additionally, traveled to Deer Lake First Nations School for a week of intensive programing of grades JK to Grade 9 in November 2018.

2018 - 2019

Founder and Executive Director, Tough Girl Summit

The Tough Girl Summit is an organization aiming at the development of our local female athletes through an intense day of skills training and workshops. After developing this event from scratch, I have coordinated sponsorship, day plans, nutrition lessons, workouts and etc. Future goal is to expand this event across Ontario.

2017 - 2018


Write monthly articles to be found on about Science. Topics under the Science category include: biology (non-human), chemistry, physics, geology, astronomy (non-tech), mathematics, logic, environment. Quantumrun focuses on introducing important scientific discoveries as they pertain to their effects on our future, and in a way that can be understood by the general public.



2018 - Present

University of Ottawa, PhD in Biochemistry

Baetz Lab - Project looks at the role of the yeast lysine acetyltransferase, NuA4, in regulating nuclear flares and lipid metabolism.

CGS-D (NSERC) Scholarship Recipient

NSERC-Create Scholarship Recipient

2017 - 2018

Stockholm University, Exchange Research Project in Molecular Biology

Participated in an exchange program abroad from my home university. Here I participated in a full course load of a research project in Molecular Genetics at the Werner-Grenn Institute.

2013 - 2018

York University, BSc in Biology

York University Women's Varsity Hockey Team, Students for Wishes York University, P.A.W.S (Providing Athletes with Winning Standards) Mentor, Project START, SOS (Student Ombient Services) Class Representative for Bethune College


  • NSERC CGS-D PhD Scholarship ($35,000/year)

  • NSERC CREATE - SynBioApps Program ($15,000/year)

  • Father Roger Guindon Scholarship Fund (2020)

  • Student Access Guarantee for Professional Programs and Graduate Studies (2020)

  • NSERC-Create SynBioApps Program Bursary (2018)

  • Hakkan Berrgen Award (2018)

  • York University’s Student Award for Outstanding Global Engagement (2018)

  • Swedish Woman for Education Toronto Scholarship (2018)

  • York Mobility Award (2018)

  • Daniel Church Hockey Excellence Scholarship (2013-2014)

Additional Skills
& Expertise

  • Science communications and writing

  • Yeast biology, molecular biology and cellular biology

  • Graphic design and illustration

  • Extensive knowledge of Adobe Suite

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