Professional Life:

Currently works as a Learning Consultant at SFZ Leadership which she owns and runs.

Former teacher of high school and adult education.

Co-founded and ran a private career college in Toronto.

Through her work she has traveled to India, China, and Peru for business.

Volunteer Life:

Board Member of the Breast Cancer Society of Canada

Volunteer tutor at CAMH (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health)

Mentor and Supporter of Hispanic students at Ryerson University

Former Board Member of the Herbert H. Carnegie Future Aces Foundation

Former School Advisory Chair of two TDSB schools

Former Chair of the Ward Community Council for the TDSB

Former mentor of young women scholars in two Ontario universities

Political Life:

Conservative candidate in Spadina-Fort York in 2015

TDSB Trustee candidate in Trinity-Spadina in 2014

Current VP Communications for PC Women in Politics

Active Albany Club member

Volunteered on many campaigns since her youth

Education:

PhD in Higher Education from the University of Toronto

MEd from The George Washington University

BSc in Biology & Chemistry from Baker University

Family Life:

Husband, Juan Carlos Zuniga-Pflucker, Professor and Chair of the Department of Immunology at the University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist at the Sunnybrook Research Institute, and Canada Research Chair in Developmental Immunology

Son, Nicolas, Civil Engineering graduate of the University of Toronto, currently working on the Eglinton LRT.

Son, Riley, Game Programming student at George Brown College.

The family has resided in downtown Toronto for 23 years.