I was born/grew up in: Born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and moved to Calgary, Alberta when I was 1
I now live in: Living in Calgary
I completed my training/education at: Currently at Louis Riel school
When I was a student I enjoyed:
What motivates you in your career?
While doing a Science Fair project, I will occasionally get an "aha!" moment; when something clicks or I build a new level of understanding. These tend to spur my projects onwards and can lend to a "creative boost" -- which might lead me to a completely new direction or interesting idea.
It's also surprisingly interesting to read scientific research papers; they're not as hard as they seem and you gain so much knowledge from immersing yourself in them.
When I was a student, I would have described myself as someone who:
What activities do you like to do outside of work?
I also enjoy music -- I am currently playing piano as well as French Horn in my school concert band. I love art, skiing, and spending time in the natural world.
What advice or encouragement would you give others seeking a similar career?
If you like science and are planning to study science at post-secondary, get involved in a science fair activity.