Janelle Abela, PhD(s), is a proud racialized woman who utilizes her privilege and experiences to fortify changes in education and training. As an educator, Janelle works to nurture the value of diversity by expanding content and current approaches in education and training. Janelle is committed to developing realistic means of change and supporting progressive education, for all. Janelle's research focuses on identity development and well-being for marginalized groups. "I think that the key to change is love and genuine care for each other as we work towards creating a better future that everyone benefits from." If she isn't behind a book, Janelle can be found exploring nature with her partner and their dog or trying a new recipe.