Hey, I'm Taya!
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I completed my undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and received a B.A. in Honours Philosophy with Distinction.
Before transferring to UBC I attended Capilano University and Lethbridge College. At both institutions, I played for their CCAA women's volleyball teams.
Presently, I am in my second year of law school at Toronto Metropolitan University's Lincoln Alexander School of Law.
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a dog mom
I have a three-year-old mini-labradoodle named Rue (yes, she is named after Zendaya's iconic role in Euphoria)! Rue has quickly learned various tricks including selfie, bow, and snoot as seen in the video.
a tech enthusiast
I am passionate about technology, for reasons far beyond the enjoyment that my Apple ecosystem and Nanoleaf's bring me. For one, I hope to share information and learn more about technology solutions for a more efficient lifestyle.
I also hope to pursue a career within the intersection of law and technology to ensure that tech remains user-focused and adequately regulated so that it does not mimic or exaggerate harms presently existing in society.
and I am an author
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I am super excited to share that I have published a book:
This Grief Thing F**king Sucks.
As I clarify early on in the book, I am not a writer, nor did I really aspire to be one. Rather I see this book as a conversation, a piece meant to be thought-provoking, rough, and raw. It’s an opportunity to learn about grief, maybe to prepare yourself for grief, or to learn how to help a griever. But ultimately grief is subjective, and incredibly complicated. Hopefully I have captured pieces of that in this book and it can sit within the grief space as an item prompting solidarity and helping others to further understand grief.
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