Reyna migrated to Canada in 2011 with her family from the Philippines. She is the first one in her family out of her four siblings to study at a Canadian university and she is in her 4thyear as a Biochemistry major at SFU. She is currently doing her full-time Co-op program at Environment and Climate Change Canada as an assistant chemical evaluator. From time to time, she works as a youth program facilitator at MOSAIC and ISS of BC. She is passionate about social justice issues and on a personal journey of fostering a culture of environmental awareness. Reyna is adventurous when it comes to food, loves to sing and travel.
26.5% of British Columbians’ “mother tongue” is a non-official language, followed by Ontario (25.7%), Alberta (19.4%), and Quebec (12.3%). British Columbia has the highest percentage of language diversity of any Canadian province.