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  • 5 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Spanish
  • 26, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Auto Mecanic | Collective Entrepreneur | Artist
  • Auto Repair School - EMEMM, Studio Arts - Concordia Unive...
  • From Montréal
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I want to help make this world a better place, therefore:

I work for a non-profit that builds affordable cooperative housing for students. www.utile.org ;
I am also launching an all women mecanic auto repair shop that is a not for profit worker's coop https://www.facebook.com/jeanneetfilles/ ;
And, I volunteer as a pansexual/bisexual person in highschools, by telling my personal story and letting teenagers ask me any questions they have regarding LGBTQ2I identities. www.gris.ca .

ABOUT ME

I am a person who enjoys life and gets involved in her community. I perceive myself as someone playful and easygoing.I like to cook and eat, to relax as well as being active, to party or stay home with my roomates, all the same! Discovering tendances and cultures is important to me, therefore I can`t wait to travel some more and host more people!

PHILOSOPHY

«We cannot all suceed, when half of us are held back» -Malala Yousafzai
«Soyons réalistes, exigeons l'impossible!» -Che Guevara
«If you are neutral in situation of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.» -Desmond Tutu
«Quand l'injustice est loi, la résistance devient un devoir.» -Thomas Jefferson

Active listening is the key to a lot of problems.

Ill always try to make this world a better place and I think Couchsurfing is a good start!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

My roomates and I are both certified and we try to accomodate as well as learning from as much people as we can! I try to have as many couches and matresses as possible in order to be able to host more people at the same time :)

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

It's been some years already that I am on Couchsurfing ! My rommates and I are openminded people, always happy to share our appartement! I got to surf couches for the 1st time in San Francisco, it was amazing and now I am visintg Franc, Spain and Germany again! I hope I will be able to couch in those locations as well :D

Interests

I like to discover and learn through people, books, cinema, music and visual arts.

I go to some of Montreal film festivals, like FESTIVAL DU NOUVEAU CINEMA or to FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL, which is my favorite one! specialized in serie B, horror, asian, independent and out of the box movies!

I am currenlty taking dance classes: afrobeat, dancehall & afrohouse.
I used to part of a choir called " Les chanteurs du Brouhaha!".

I love going to museums, galleries and artist centres the most!

I was involved in the Quebec Student movement (2012) against tuition hikes and for free education.

  • arts
  • humanities
  • books
  • singing
  • festivals
  • film festivals
  • social action
  • dining
  • cooking
  • running
  • partying
  • drinking
  • crafts
  • movies
  • board games
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • music
  • surfing
  • sports
  • boxing
  • communications
  • teaching
  • emergency services
  • entrepreneurship
  • science
  • visual arts
  • beaches
  • cooperative living
  • social justice
  • feminism
  • queer
  • self-development
  • afrohouse
  • cooperation
  • anarchism
  • dancehall
  • social business
  • anarchy
  • self-sufficiency
  • social entrepreneurship
  • afrobeat
  • intersectional feminism
  • queer theory
  • black lives matter
  • afro dance
  • cooperative businesses
  • democratic governance

Music, Movies, and Books

FILMS, way too many and I am not good with titles, but here are my favorite directors: ALMODOVAR,Pedro. ANDERSON, Wes. ARGENTO, Dario. BERGMAN, Ingmar. COPPOLA, Sofia. COEN's brothers. CRAVEN, Wes. CRONENBERG, David. EASTWOOD, Clint. FINCHER, David. GONDRY, Michel. HANEKE, Micheal. JACKSON, Peter. KORINE, Harmony. MENDES, Sam. MIIKE, Takashi. NOLAN, Christopher. POLANSKI, Roman. RAIMI, Sam. ROMERO, George A. SCORSESE, Martin. SCOTT, Ridley. SULEIMAN, Elia. TARANTINO, Quentin. VAN SANT, Gus. VON TRIER, Lars. ZOMBIE, Rob.

Question MUSIQUE, j'aime beaucoup l'électro-pop, électro-swing, le dub, new wave, hip-hop,trap, world beat, comme (note: this list is outdated) DEBRUIT, OH NO!, A TRIBE CALLED RED, LEMON BUCKET ORKESTRA, KAYTRANADA, TNGHT, BEIRUT, DIE ANTWOORD, MAD PROFESSOR, IGGY AZALEA, AZEALIA BANKS, LE1F, BLACK DICE, GANG GANG DANCE, TRENTEMOLLER, SANTOGOLD, SPOEK MATHAMBO, KANYE WEST, SWEAT.X, ETC.

I like a lot comic BOOKS like : PREACHER, Y THE LAST MAN, WALKING DEAD, 100 BULLETS ...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I had the amazing opportunity to scuba-dive in one the most beautiful corals reefs in Honduras, as well as bath in hot springs of their montains, ziplined down and kayak in their mangrooves! Incredible journey 2017

The Student Movement in Quebec really changed my perception of a society. It helped me better understand the political mechanism and how I can make a difference as an individual.
and sadly how :«No justice, No peace ...»«La police au service des riches et des fascistes» is quiet true in Montreal as well, but I strongly believe in change!

The Gay Parade in Berlin was quite something, I've never been in such a crazy street party!

I bungeed in Costa Rica with one of my friend. Jumping off a cliff was almost a near-death experience. I am not sure I liked it, but it was definitely to try.

Surfing in Costa-Rica, even though I am not always able to stand on the board and step on the beach, just to feel the power of the water under the board is incredibly beautiful and scary at the same time.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can probably make you discover great FILMS!
I can share my INVOLVEMENT experiences.
I can show you basic SINGING techniques :)
I can go out and DANCE for hours, show you moves!
I can make you do cool simple ART CRAFTS.

Id love to have another shot at SURFING, id like to try new SPORTS, to try new DRINKS, to try new FOOD, to learn to COOK it maybe!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Knowledge
Culture
Conversations
Recipes
Dance Moves

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, France, Germany, Honduras, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada

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