Summary of Qualifications

I would like to acquire a challenging position in a dynamic environment in the health, fitness or food industries where I am able to leverage the experience and skills I have obtained in 5 years of creative problem solving, project management, innovative thinking and maintaining client relations in the interactive media and graphic design industries.

  1. I am a problem solver at heart, and I strive to deliver creative and effective solutions at the highest of standards.
  2. I have a strong eye for detail and a strong ability to conceptualize and think visually; this often works as my vantage point.
  3. Strong verbal and written communication skills
  4. Self—motivated
  5. Efficient worker in independent and team environments
  6. Able to prioritize tasks, multitask and meet deadlines
  7. Strong organizational skills
  8. Adaptive thinker
  9. Skilled in cultivating positive relationships with clients
  10. Thrive in dynamic environments

Education

Date Institution Program
2017-2022 University of British Columbia Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Health
2015-2017 Langara College Associate of Science Degree in Dietetics
2012-2013 Vanarts Web Development & Interactive Design
2010-2011 The Art Institute Graphic Design
2009-2010 Simon Fraser University Bachelor of Science

Work Experience

  • 2016Canadian Diabetes Association

    Position—Summer Student

    • Provided administrative support in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs, services and community initiatives in Vancouver and the surrounding area.
    • Assisted in planning and organizing community fund development events—predominantly on the Flame of Hope Golf Tournament.
    • Helped to research and develop community contact lists for the purposes of acquiring auction and in‐kind gifts and developing community outreach list for program and events.
    • Provided administrative support by actively taking part in the planning and coordination of the CDA's diabetes education event/expo.
    • Helped to develop volunteer role descriptions and provide support by working with regional volunteers, diabetes education event committee and staff partners.
    • Provided other administrative support as required in the delivery of the Association’s mission.
  • 2011-2015Pen&Mouse

    Position—Freelance Multidisciplinary Designer & Developer

    • Generating project leads and signing on clients.
    • Engaging with clients to understand or determine their wants and needs.
    • Maintaining client relationships after project completion.
    • Project management- independent and in cross-functional teams.
    • Working on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Adapting to changing deadlines, priorities and client needs Maintaining a consistent social media presence across all major platforms.
    • Evolving with an ever-changing industry.
    • Exploring, experimenting and testing digital best practices.

Volunteer Experience

  • 2016CDA Banting for Baubles Gala

    Position—Floater

    Overview—Baubles for Banting has raised over $430,000 to date to support the CDA's mission to lead the fight against diabetes. With over 1 million British Columbians living with diabetes or prediabetes, most of us are affected by this chronic disease, including those in the Chinese community. Through the upcoming gala, we are helping increase diabetes awareness among this community as well as celebrating the support and contribution of the Chinese Advisory Committee to the Canadian Diabetes Association over the years.

    • Event prep - gift wrapping, organizing event materials, printing materials, transporting event materials and auction items.
    • Set-up/Event/Take down - setting up auction tables and organizing auction items.
    • Event - Floater role.
  • 2016Vancouver Coastal Health

    Shop By Phone Program

    Position— Phoner, Shopper, Check-Out Co-ordinator

    Overview—Volunteers in the Shop by Phone Program assist home bound seniors and disabled adults to remain independent with assistance with their weekly grocery orders. Clients call the program's phone line where a phone volunteer writes up the order, then the shopper volunteers then shop the listed items and delivery is provided by the Safeway delivery service.

    Through the help of the Shop by Phone volunteers, clients are able to stay independent and remain in their own homes longer.

    • Shopping for grocery items.
    • Co-ordinating the checkout process, including checking the respective carts for the correct items.
    • Making and receiving phone calls from the clients
  • 2016Canadian Diabetes Association

    Position—Project Coordinator & Walk Leader

    Overview—Coordinating an eight week program that begins with an educational talk on self-management by a healthcare professional for those living with for at risk of diabetes, followed by a 45 to 50 minute walk.

    • Sending email invitations and confirming speakers and topics for each week.
    • Planning team meetings and meetings with the community partners.
    • Finding and mapping out routes for the participants.
    • Soliciting local businesses for incentive prizes to give out to the participants.
    • Preparing and printing documents
    • Adhering to the provided budget
    • Following the Association’s policies and procedures
    • Welcoming participants and introducing speakers
    • Preparing and distributing the handouts and incentive prizes at the conclusion of each walk.
    • Filling a walk leader role and ensuring the the group walk participants walked at a safe pace.
    • Working with the other team members to maintain the check-in list of participant attendance and ensuring their safe return.
  • 2015+VOLT Langara

    Member

  • 2015Canadian Diabetes Association

    Member

    Position—Project Coordinator & Walk Leader

    Overview—Coordinating a ten week program that begins with an educational talk on self-management by a healthcare professional for those living with for at risk of diabetes, followed by a 45 to 50 minute walk.

    • Sending email invitations and confirming speakers and topics for each week
    • Planning team meetings and meetings with the community partners
    • Finding and mapping out routes for the participants.
    • Soliciting local businesses for incentive prizes to give out to the participants
    • Preparing and printing documents
    • Adhering to the provided budget
    • Following the Association’s policies and procedures
    • Welcoming participants and introducing speakers
    • Preparing and distributing the handouts and incentive prizes at the conclusion of each walk
    • Filling a walk leader role and ensuring the the group walk participants walked at a safe pace.
    • Working with the other team members to maintain the check-in list of participant attendance and ensuring their safe return

Certifications

Date Title Description
2016
WHMIS
WHMIS 2015 Certified
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor Certification. This program teaches a variety of nutrition strategies and how to engineer custom nutrition programs for clients.
Student Member
Level 1.
Health Sciences Academy
Dieticians of Canada
Food Safe
WHMIS
WHMIS 2015 Certified
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor Certification. This program teaches a variety of nutrition strategies and how to engineer custom nutrition programs for clients.
Student Member
Level 1.
Health Sciences Academy
Dieticians of Canada
Food Safe
WHMIS
WHMIS 2015 Certified
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor Certification. This program teaches a variety of nutrition strategies and how to engineer custom nutrition programs for clients.
Student Member
Level 1.
Health Sciences Academy
Dieticians of Canada
Food Safe
WHMIS
WHMIS 2015 Certified
Advanced Sports and Exercise Nutritional Advisor Certification. This program teaches a variety of nutrition strategies and how to engineer custom nutrition programs for clients.
Student Member
Level 1.
Health Sciences Academy
Dieticians of Canada
Food Safe
2016
2015+
2005

Languages

Core Skills Proficiency
English
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Verbal
  • First Language
  • Advanced
Punjabi
  • Verbal
  • Second language
  • Private lessons
  • Advanced
Spanish
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Verbal
  • High—school courses
  • Beginner level

Interests & Hobbies

Area of Interest Description
Health & Fitness
  • Yoga
  • Strength Training
  • Endurance training
  • Hiking & trails
  • Mixed Martial Arts
  • Kickboxing
  • Sodoku
  • Chess
  • Scrabble
  • Crosswords
  • Wordsearches
  • Timed puzzles
  • Solitaire
  • Drawing realistic portraits
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Design
  • Food Styling & Photography
  • Tattoo Designs
  • Painting
  • Mixed Media Projects
  • Home Design
    • Interior
    • Exterior
  • News
  • Graphic novels
  • Comic books
  • Fiction novels
  • Biography & memoirs
  • Art & architecture
  • Design
  • Indian Food
  • Fusion dishes
  • Healthy dishes
  • Marinades & spice blends
  • BBQ'ing
  • Baking
  • Recipe development
  • Slogans
  • Poetry
  • Vingettes
  • Blogging
Strategic Mind Games
Artistic Pursuits
Reading
Cooking
Creative Writing

Contact

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