Silvia was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and immigrated to Canada with her family after escaping the Bosnian War. Her family’s bravery and resilience frequently inspires her writing. A lifelong passion for telling stories led her to the journalism program at Mount Royal University, where she received a Bachelor of Communication. She has experience writing, editing, blogging and directing videos for various clients in Calgary. She is passionate about telling stories that matter and using her skills to support awesome organizations like Loft 112. You can tweet her @silviapikal.