Originally from the United States, Lynda-Marie moved to Scotland for a postgraduate study in Science Communication and Public Engagement at the University of Edinburgh. Her continuing education and work experience includes international travel to El Salvador, Kenya, Liberia, Spain and The United Kingdom. As a digital communications strategist, she has created web content, managed digital assets, led social media trainings, and directed promotional videos. Previously, she was a print and radio journalist and web producer. During her placement with EuroStemCell, under Dr. Jan Barfoot, she co-created a Twitter campaign for Stem Cell Awareness Day 2015 that aimed to debunk myths about stem cell research. She has a bachelor’s degree from Meredith College and a certificate in documentary arts from the Center of Documentary Studies at Duke University.