Suzi Friesen

Director of Educational Programs, TNYF

Suzi Friesen has always been passionate about promoting the benefits of living a holistic healthy lifestyle and self-efficacy in others, which she does through the development of educational programs of the TNYF, including the Project 11 curriculum-based mental wellness program and Future Goals. Friesen has years of experience in the education system, where she was a teacher and developed a Middle Years Healthy Mind, Body & Environment Exploratory Course, as well as a high school S.E.L.F. program (Sustainable Empowering Life Fundamentals).

Prior to her teaching career, Friesen worked for a leading wellness institute and worked with small groups of children and adults of all walks of life. Her experience also includes being a respite worker, as well as teaching and coaching in Winnipeg’s inner city.