Mary has a background of 25+ years in education and accessibility. She began her career as a Special Education Teacher in the public-school system, before moving into post-secondary education. She has worked as a Learning Strategist, Professor, Student Development Officer, and Accessibility Counsellor at four different Canadian colleges. She holds an honours B.Sc. in Psychology, a B.Ed. with Special Education Specialist qualifications, and a M.Ed. in Post-secondary studies.
Mary has developed multiple college-level courses, writing content and creating instructional videos and other resources. She has also presented research findings at various conferences, and written for peer-reviewed journals. As a freelance journalist, she has shared stories of travel adventures within Canada and abroad.
Mary is also a certified yoga instructor, who runs a small Etsy shop and enjoys a variety of creative pursuits in her free time.