A recent graduate of English Lit, Art History, and French Language at McGill University, Maija is overwhelmingly excited to begin working with OG on this SEA Animal Conservation program. From the walled city of Cartagena, Colombia to the lush rainforests of Monte Verde, Costa Rica, Maija is a travel enthusiast and heat seaker from way back. As her family decided living in Canada was the way to go, she realized early on that the only way to stay warm was to travel, and from here, her whole world opened up. She has since volunteered for CANFAR, an HIV/AIDS awareness and research group, taught at a Toronto farm camp, and cooked for a local refugee house.
Maija is interested in people and stories – in how someone’s story can surprise, humble, excite, challenge, and inspire. This interest to learn and connect, plus her… lets say…dramatic personality, always lead her straight into theatre groups as a kid.
She’s always down for a game of footie, a delicious meal, a good coversation, a hug, and/or a bucket of ice cream. Yes, a bucket.