Tricia is an AGE-WELL Award HQP and MASc candidate in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Toronto/Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. Her thesis focuses on developing a feedback interface to improve the utility and usability of an intelligent powered wheelchair for older adults with cognitive and/or motor impairments. Tricia holds a BSc in Cognitive Systems: Computational Intelligence and Design from the University of British Columbia, and has previously held technical roles in industry at Malaspina Labs, Appnovation, Samsung, and UBC Faculty of Medicine. Beyond her academic interests, Tricia is the Co-Founder and CEO of Vicis Labs, a Canadian FinTech startup focused on financial empowerment. Previously, she co-wrote and directed “Right Here, Write Now!” an original non-profit musical that has raised over $200,000 for international and local community development, and founded a social good e-commerce clothing store.