Alana has extensive experience working in the areas of restorative justice in justice, community, and school settings. She holds a PhD in Criminology on the topic of transformational learning. In addition to training with CTRI, she is a Faculty member at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in the Criminology Department and restorative justice trainer for Fraser Region Community Justice Initiatives. She believes in collaborative dialogue and life-long learning as a source of personal and social transformation. Throughout her career, Alana has assisted in developing various initiatives involving elders, at-risk adults, people with disabilities, Indigenous communities, youth, former prisoners, and victims and survivors. She is an engaging presenter who is passionate about her work, which allows her to easily facilitate ongoing learning for workshop participants.