Cecilia was born and raised in Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). She attended the University of Zimbabwe and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Dual Honors in Philosophy and Religion in 2000. She taught History and Religion at the Dominican Convent high school. She then relocated to Canada in 2001 and obtained a Master’s degree in Human Security and Peace Building from Royal Roads University in Victoria BC. She then obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of South Africa in 2014. Cecilia obtained her National Accreditation Certificate in 2017.
Cecilia is a life-long learner. She has worked as a Human Resource Professional with Alberta Health Services. During that time, she also obtained the following certifications:
Cecilia has lived in Grande Prairie since 2006. She has been actively involved in both the local and international community in different ways.
At home, Cecilia enjoys spending time with her daughter. She enjoys reading and blogging about personal development, diversity and inclusion, cultures and languages. And she loves Zumba as she enjoys music and dance and outdoors when it is not -40 degrees!