Vanessa is a recent graduate of the JD/MBA program at the University of Toronto. She previously received her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with Highest Distinction in Criminology from Carleton University. Upon graduation, she received the Carleton University Senate Medal for academic achievement.

During law school, Vanessa was involved as an executive on the Business Law Society, and sat on the Social Affairs committee of the Students’ Law Society. During the fall semester of 2016, Vanessa participated in an exchange to the National University of Singapore.

In her free time, Vanessa enjoys hot yoga, travelling, and is learning how to golf.