About Me

See my online portfolio at stephaniepotterabout.wordpress.com. I am driven academically and personally by my inspiration to empower minority groups such as women and new Canadians, my interest in the ways that both humans and the environment impact each other, and my love for the outdoors. Through my education, employment, writing, cartography, outdoor adventures, and reflections, I seek to deepen my understanding of the influences that the following factors have on humans, the environment, and their interactions: 1) Parks and Protected Areas; 2) Social Impacts of Nature and Outdoor Experiences; 3) Hegemony in Outdoor Recreation; 4) Sustainable Livelihoods.

I grew up in Thunder Bay, Ontario, a small city perched on the North Shore of Lake Superior, and recently moved from Jasper, AB to Radium Hot Springs, BC. Through my experiences across Canada, as well as internationally, I have had the opportunity to become deeply engaged with many different environments, cultures, and lifestyles. My passion for learning through experience, creating memories, and sharing stories fuel my thirst for new knowledge and experiences.

Award Type
Graduation Year
Master of Environmental Studies
Certificate in Geomatics & GIS
Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism
Bachelor of Arts - Geography
Radium Hot Springs
Awarded By
Lakehead University
Awarded By
Lakehead University
2019 Type
Recipients of the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship, Esri Canada Higher Education GIS Award and Esri Young Scholars Award in Canada
Recipients of the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship
Recipients of the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship and Esri Canada Higher Education GIS Award in 2019

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