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Girl Gone International

Michelle has established herself as a leader and collaborator in Asia. As the Asia Regional Manager of Girl Gone International, a non-profit site and magazine dedicated to the new generation of expat women living abroad, Michelle has supported and developed communities in 14 Asian cities. 


TONIK Design

Michelle is also the founder and owner of a Graphic Design and Consulting company in Shanghai called TONIK. Tonik is her newest venture as Michelle is hoping to bring Western design elements to China. She does so through consulting with brands ranging from start-ups to corporate companies and from food & beverage to non-profit organizations. 


Education

Michelle also has a Master's degree in Education which has led to her teach at International schools all across the East Asia region. She has taught all levels of students from Kindergarten to University students. Her favorite subjects to teach are creative writing, history and international relations. Michelle enjoys the classroom as it has motivated her to begin working on a new project , an education platform for women who have been domestically abused abroad. 

Background

Michelle has studied, worked, and travelled in over 30 countries. 

Experience

TONIK Design                       Co-founder  tonikshanghai.com         Founded April 2016 

Lycee Francais de Shanghai     Cycle 3 teacher         September 2015 - present

District Gal                       Editor & writer      districtgal.com

Girl Gone International
  Asia & Oceania Regional Manager girlgoneinternational.com  Started April 2013 - present

 

 

Education

M.A. Education
Grand Canyon University
Graduated April 2014

B.A. History              University of California, Riverside                      Graduated June 2011

Volunteer Experience

TEDxShanghaiWomen
Head of Engagement Team                                                    Volunteer Coordinator
April 2015 to Present

Skills & Languages

Organized

Patient

Communicative

Empathetic

Collaborative

English

Spanish

Mandarin (HSK 1) 

 
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Testimonials

Michelle is a strong key opinion leader in Shanghai. She runs a massive community of women who she has brought together voluntarily. GGI has helped me so much.
— Brittany, Teacher
Thanks to Michelle, I have made many friends and business contacts. She organizes fun events for ladies to meet.
— Amanda, Entrepreneur
Michelle has taught me so much about leadership and how to be patient with people especially colleagues.
— Mandy, Performer

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