Outstanding Alumnus in Education
Bachelor of General Studies, 2006; and Master of Education, 2009
Pamela is the Executive Director and Founder of GROW Community Food Literacy Centre – a registered charity in Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. A farmer, researcher, teacher and community advocate, Pamela is on a mission to apply food literacy research into practice to improve healthy eating and social justice in the Niagara Falls region. Originally from Switzerland, she completed a bachelor’s degree (General Studies) with distinction in 2006 with the University of Southern Queensland and followed that with a Master of Education (Special Education) in 2009. Earlier this year Pamela was recognised in the top 75 Canadian immigrants for her work in food literacy and food security and was also named as one of 10 honourees for the L’Oréal Paris Woman of Worth Award. She is currently a Sessional Lecturer at the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary.