2013 Speaker's listMichelle holds a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition from the University of Saskatchewan and Master of Science in Experimental Medicine from the University of Alberta. She has worked professionally in the areas of nutrition, health, and health transformation for almost 25 years, as well as lectured at Mount Saint Vincent University and Dalhousie University.
Michelle believes that health and well-being are fundamental, sacred, and precious, and offers her experience and passion in service of real conversations and action in these domains. She is a steward and practitioner of the Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter and has been instrumental in introducing participatory and inclusive leadership practices and methodology to leaders and innovators within the public, non-profit, and private sector in Nova Scotia and abroad. Her life experiences and practices come to life daily in her entrepreneurial role as a registered yoga teacher and co-owner of the Fall River Yoga Centre (www.fallriveryoga.com). Michelle is dedicated to nourishing the deep power, collective wisdom, and limitless potential of her fellow humans, by creating spaces of trust and authenticity.