Kathleen is a proud mother of five children and was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. Her father was the first person of colour on the Calgary Police force, and her mother co-founded the Calgary Chapter of Congress of Black Women. Kathleen holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Cultural Anthropology from Carleton University in Ottawa. As a life-long learner, she received a Paralegal Diploma from the Canadian Business College in Toronto. Her artistic pursuits led to many years working in Film and Television in Toronto until relocating back to Calgary in 2019. Kathleen is currently on the board of Secular Humanists of Calgary and recently founded Black Nonbelievers of Canada. Once religious, Humanism is now a central focus and goal to promote in Alberta and Canada.