The Strength Guys would like to congratulate Nicola on her Alberta Council For Global Cooperation (ACGC) Top 30 Under 30 recognition. Nicola was honoured for her focus on Sustainable Development Goal #5: Gender Equality (Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls).
My desire to make a positive impact in the world took shape from a young age through travel with my family. In 2015 I discovered strength sports, and as a current Team Canada powerlifter, my passion and niche combines my humanitarian heart with sport. I conducted my master’s degree in Zimbabwe studying how grassroots weightlifting activities can address humanitarian needs through women’s empowerment, community development, and sustainable livelihood programming. Now I am putting my research into action by supporting sports for development programming in marginalized communities.
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