Claudia was born and raised on the West Coast of British Columbia and has been an outdoor enthusiast since she can remember. She recently graduated from Simon Fraser University with a BA in Communications and concentrated in environmental communications, social change, and media studies. She believes that the way we convey, share and spread messages is important for empowering and educating people to make adaptable changes to their lifestyles. Her current professional interests are finding sustainable options, utilizing her voice to shed light on current issues, and inspiring others to care for the natural environment. On her time off she can be found adventuring, snowboarding, hiking, traveling, writing, or reading.