Amorena is originally from British Columbia and moved to Edmonton in 2009. She is a strong Deaf community member who has been involved in various roles within different organizations. She is currently an ASL sessional instructor at MacEwan University and works at Alberta Deaf Sports Association as Administrative Assistant. She has a degree in Criminology and is currently completing her diploma in Paralegal Studies at MacEwan University. Her goal with her studies and various roles within the Deaf community is to become a strong advocate for Deaf rights within the criminal justice system. Along with being an advocate and teacher, she absolutely enjoys being a Deaf consultant and getting involved with theatre and productions. She has a passion and drive to embrace new things and loves opportunities that come her way that allow her to explore the world outside her comfort zone.