Suzanne Barois received her M.Sc. degree in Resource Management Science from the University of British Columbia. She has worked as a Fisheries Biologist for local environmental consulting companies; as a marine biologist with the Pacific Biological Station; and overseas for the International Research Development Centre Canada. Over the past decade, she has been involved with a wide variety of non-profit organizations. Suzanne is wholeheartedly committed to the global effort towards sustainability through community building and social action, nonviolent communication, and education.