Michelle’s work extends beyond photography. In 2009, she founded Project North, a not-for-profit organization committed to delivering education and sport-based opportunities to youth in Canada’s Arctic. Since its inception, $1,000,000 in new sports equipment has been delivered to more than 30 northern communities in Canada.
Michelle is the first Canadian Geographic Photographer-in-Residence and she has published 4 books. Michelle is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society and an International Fellow of the Explorer's Club in New York City.
"The world around us mirrors what we see in ourselves... our beauty, our simplicity, our complications, and our responsibilities. Nature is a part of and reflects who we are. As a visual story-teller, it is my mission to educate, inspire, and immerse my viewers into the natural world."