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Literary Publication:

Barefoot and Awestruck: poetry collection. Naledi Publishing House. South Africa. 2020




Writer in Residence. Richmond, CA.

Featured Spoken Word Performances:


Lulu Series: Art in the City. Richmond, CA.


Richmond Arts Awards. Richmond, CA. 

Canadian Federation of University Women. Richmond, CA. 


TEDxBearCreekPark Speaker. Surrey, CA.

Sofar Sounds. Vancouver. CA.



Sofar Sounds Solo Tour. Portland, USA.
Sofar Sounds Solo Tour. Seattle, USA.
Sofar Sounds. Vancouver, CA.
At Least We Tried. Vancouver, CA.
Artsee Beaumont Studios. Vancouver, CA.
Bathtub Sidecar opening act performance. Vancouver, CA.

Beaumont Studios: a night of spoken word. Vancouver, CA.


TEDxWhiteRock. White Rock, CA.
Story Story Lie @ Rio Theatre. Vancouver, CA. Pandora’s Collection. Vancouver, CA.
WAX Poetic Co-Op Radio. Vancouver, CA.

Vancouver Poetry Slam Feature. Vancouver, CA.

Victoria Poetry Slam Feature. Victoria, CA.


Canadian Festival of Spoken Word. Victoria, CA.
Fort Langley Celebration of the Arts. Fort Langley, CA.

Toastmaster International Convention. Seattle, USA.
Babes Who Brunch Speaker. Vancouver, CA.
Slamapalooza Poetry Slam Feature. Kwantlen, CA.
Alpha Excelsior Farms Arts Night. Cederberg, South Africa.


Community Engagement and Workshop Facilitation:


Living School of Wisdom Youth Spoken Word Workshop. Virtual. California, USA.

Girl Guide’s of Canada Poetry Facilitation. Virtual. Langley.
Semiahmoo Secondary School Poetry In Voice Coach. White Rock.
Express Your Mess: poetry writing workshop. Virtual. Vancouver.


STA Surrey Teacher’s Association Status of Women Committee Grade 7 Girls’ Conference: Youth facilitator. Surrey.
Balancing Our Minds Conference: Spoken Word and Mental Health facilitator. Surrey. DanseBloom: Bloom Day speaker and facilitator. Vancouver.

WorDshop: spoken word and the art of expression- workshop facilitator. Surrey School District, CA.
STA (Surrey Teacher’s Association) Convention: workshop facilitator-training for teachers to teach spoken word in the classroom. Surrey.

SafeTeen Youth Facilitator. Vancouver and Surrey.

Teaching Experience:


Semiahmoo Secondary IB (International Baccalaureate Program) English 12 Teacher. White Rock.
Surrey Schools TTOC (Teacher Teaching on Call). Surrey.
Vancouver School Board TTOC (Teacher Teaching on Call). Vancouver.


Leaders of Tomorrow: public speaking teacher. Vancouver.
FutureV Institute: public speaking teacher and creative writing coach. Vancouver


Awards and Recognition:

Individual Grand Slam Champion. Vancouver, CA. 2018.
Toastmasters International Competition local Finalist. White Rock, CA. 2018.

UBC English Secondary Practicum Award. Vancouver, CA. 2016.

UBC Convocation Speaker. Vancouver, CA. 2016.
Slamapalooza Slam Team Champion. Vancouver, CA. 2016.


Bachelor of Arts. University of Pretoria, South Africa. 2007-2010.
Bachelor of Education. University of British Columbia, Vancouver. 2015-2016.

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