Nancy Kwong | student
Nancy 3.0 has evolved from contractor to employee and alternated between public and private sector while morphing from physical sciences to IT. She is B.Sc. (squared) in Biochemistry & Microbiology (University of Victoria) and Environmental Sciences (Royal Roads University) and has a certificate in Web Design (Camosun College) which is complemented by her Diploma in Applied Project Management (Simon Fraser University). Nancy is also a PMP.
Her most recent professional experience iteration has been in a team as a web designer/developer and content manager for both large and non-profit organizations. She takes get joy when the end users have the light-bulb moment and comfortably manage their sites via CMS from WordPress to SharePoint.
Nancy’s journey has taken her to the MDM program at the CDM where she is excited to join her fellow C12 cohorts in interacting, learning, and working together alongside the innovation leaders in the digital media industry. During the MDM program, she seeks to widen her skill base to include Unity, 3D Modelling, AR, and new design tools. Nancy feels that armed with the tools acquired from the MDM program she will be able to apply them towards her other passions: travel, museums, and art galleries whereby taking the UI/UX to the next level. She is excited to contribute to the MDM program and joining the ever-growing digital media family.
In her free time, Nancy is an enthusiastic and active volunteer in the community volunteering at cultural and athletic events; and, with information technology and project management NPOs. She may be found at the Victoria Marathon or TC 10K. Or Nancy may be found mentoring at Ladies Learning Code and Girls Learning Code (Victoria Chapter), Django Girls (Victoria Chapter), or Seniors Computer Program (University of Victoria). Her past volunteering experience also included the Royal BC Museum, Victoria Dragon Boat Festival and Project Management Institute (Vancouver Island Chapter). She takes pride in volunteering as she sees it as a way to give back to the community.