Michelle is a Latina-Canadian woman and a burn survivor of over 20 years. Her gratitude, resilience, and passion for life have inspired her to pursue opportunities for motivational speaking to a variety of audiences. Her focus is on confidence, self-love, and self-care. With a professional background in child development, education, public administration, and most recently social work, she aims to raise the overall quality of life for others through community resources and supports. Michelle is Phoenix SOAR certified and a certified life coach. She has worked with related agencies such as Phoenix Society, Shriners Hospital for Children, the Canadian Burn Survivor Community, and the Children’s Burn Foundation.