Geena was born and raised in Vancouver, and received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of British Columbia. During undergrad, she was actively involved in Model United Nations and served as Secretary-General of the 23rd annual UBC Model United Nations Conference. She was also an editor for the UBC Journal of Political Science.
As a law student at the University of British Columbia, Geena mentored students as a Peer Tutor and was President of the Asia-Pacific Law Club. She volunteered as a clinician with the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program (LSLAP) and as a presenter with the Legal Education Outreach Program. In recognition of her academic excellence, Geena was awarded the Advocis Educational Foundation Prize in Contracts and the Stikeman Elliott Prize in Real Estate Transactions. In her final year, she provided free legal services to small businesses as a clinician with Allard’s Business Law Clinic.
Outside the office, Geena enjoys travelling, exploring new coffee shops, and going to spin class.