Jen grew up in a small town in the Canadian Rockies. She spent most of her twenties in Vancouver, developing her career as a Professional Accountant while privately exploring the world beyond the limitations of her comfort zone. Recently, she took a leap of faith and began creating a life of her own design.
Jen is a traveler, writer, romantic, yogi, francophile and coffee shop enthusiast. She loves talking to strangers and will occasionally cry tears of joy while indulging in an incredible meal. With attention to detail and a taste for nostalgia, she ventures boldly into places unknown.
Join her on her journey to live a life of novel experiences.
This piece written by Emily touches on one of major reasons why we started this company. We believe granting easier access to education will truly make a difference in this world and our mission will focus on playing a part in that difference.
Emily doesn’t think the things that define us are listed in a job description. She finds that they are reflected in the way we speak, what we value, and the people we keep. She believes in honest communication, integrity in her commitments, and respecting all beings equally.
She and her main man Nick run a marine & small equipment sales and servicing shop on Salt Spring Island, their hometown (Check out www.midislemarine.com). They also have a summer business renting out scooters and peddling locally made goods (http://www.midislemarine.com/new-rentals.html) . In her spare time, she works with entrepreneurs to help them with whatever she can, from implementing new systems, to blogging and copy writing.
Her Island roots drive her to the outdoors, to mountain peaks, and garden beds. She is passionate about heart pumping music, nourishing food, and the written word. She strives to live every day by the words “Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.”