Other Work Experience


Coaching and Organizing
2017-2018 Quebec Women’s and Girls’ Field Lacrosse Developer
2017 -2018 Director of Coaching Development for Quebec Women’s and Girls’ Field Lacrosse
2014- 2018 Head Coach of McGill University Women’s Lacrosse Team (200 volunteer hours per season)
2016- 2018 Head Coach of Westmount Lynx Girls’ Lacrosse Program (and coach of U16 and U11 team, fall and spring seasons)
2016- 2017 Head Organizer of Women's Lacrosse Representation at the 150 Year Anniversary of Canadian Lacrosse, June 2017
(included organizing 5 events: panel event on Gender and Sports, Public Clinic with Members of Team Canada, a Senior Jamboree Tournament, a U16 tournament, a U11 tournament): 300 volunteer hours
2014- 2015 Clinic organizer at Westmount High School (10 volunteer hours per clinic)
2006-2007 Assistant Coach of Spartan Lacrosse Junior High School Team

2017 Women's Lacrosse Learning Facilitator by the Canadian Lacrosse Association
2017 General Sport Learning Facilitator certification by the Coaching Association of Canada
2016 Competitive and Community Coaching certifications by the Canadian Lacrosse Association
2017 Women's Field Lacrosse Referee

2016-2017 Member of Team Canada Lacrosse High Performance Team
2016 Member of Team Canada National Athlete Pool Member (Lacrosse)
2016 Invited to Team Canada Lacrosse Training Camp for 2017 World Cup
2012-2014 McGill Lacrosse Team Athlete
2012 McGill Lacrosse Team Rookie of the Year Award
2008-2010 Wesleyan University Varsity Lacrosse Team (recruited)
2008 represented USA in lacrosse tournaments in China and Japan

Kayaking and Surfing
2019 Sea Kayak Guide for Aventures H2O on the Lachine Canal
2019 Sea Kayak Alliance of Guides of British Columbia Certified Assistant Overnight Guide (9 day course)
2019 Paddle Canada Level 2 Certified for Sea Kayaking
2019 Ambassador and author at Women Who Paddlehttps://womenwhopaddle.com/?s=ketchum
2017 Restricted Operator's Certificate (Maritime)- VHF
2016 Founded Kayaking the World Blog: http://www.kayakingtheworld.com
2015-2016 White Water Kayak Rolling Clinic Instructor, Montreal
2012 Wilderness First Responder (certified in 2012- 80 hours)
2004-2006 Surf Camp Counselor and Instructor of Private Surf Lessons for Girl in the Curl Surf Shop of Dana Point and shop clerk

Agricultural Work/ Environmental/ Food Work
Long Lane Organic Farm of Wesleyan University
2008-2012 Manager of Community Outreach, Special Events, and Activities; Yearly organizer of Pumpkin Fest: a fall festival open to the Middletown community with an average of 400-500 guests; Yearly organizer of May Day Festival: the spring equivalent of Pumpkin Fest; Organizer of organic farming workshops with children from the Middletown community (3-6 per semester); Organizer of farm work days for Wesleyan students; in charge of publicity and public representation (i.e. doing interviews for magazines and university publications)
Co-Manager of Agricultural Activities, spring 2008- spring 2012

Summer 2010 France: Summer Farm Intern,  near Douarnenez and OlĂ©ac-Dessus in the Hautes Pyrenees
Summer 2009 Ireland: Summer Farm Intern, near Wicklow and near Mullingar
October 2010 through April 2011 A Little Imagination Cakes Bakery: Cakes for Weddings and Special Events Intern

Summer 2008 Sustainability Consulting: Davis Langdon Architectural Consulting Company,
Intern as Sustainable Consultant
Duties included: creation of a materials library, setting up client meetings, office assistant to the four consultants, and research assistant

Farm House
Head Resident of Program Housing, 2011-2012
Highest Position available for a student in Wesleyan’s administration
Includes 150 hours of job training
Responsibilities: Responsible directly for 24 staff members and indirectly, their residents (about 20 percent of the university’s student population); monitor health and safety standards; monitor my staff’s work in developing their communities, promoting social justice; conduct biweekly staff meetings

House Manager of Farm House, 2009- 2010 and 2010- 2011
Recipient of House Manager of the Year Award for 2010-2011
Responsible for creating at minimum 12 social justice themed programs a year, but over the two year period I created over 50, including: Leading workshops on Women’s nutritional health and environmental impacts; Bringing guest lecturers to campus (like: the founders of Bloodroot Feminist Vegetarian Restaurant, Mark Winne, Executive Director of the Hartford Food System and food policy author, multiple workshops on Wild Edibles Foraging, the Bee Hive Collective, and more); Organizing Film Screenings (i.e. Food Fight screening with the director present); Community Building with events (like bread making, weekly house dinners, and other food workshops); Organizing community outreach events involving the university’s farm (see below)

Founder of Farm House, spring 2009
Proposed a new program house for the campus residential life options dedicated to food politics; Worked with the administration to secure a house for 15 students to live in, all dedicated to food politics


Nordic/ cross country ski, kayaking (white water and sea), distance running with my dog, baking, yoga, Japanese wood-blocking (print-making), and beer brewing