Michelle is an advocate for the family and a humanitarian with an Associate Degree in Home and Family Science from Brigham Young University –Idaho. She has cultivated relationships with diplomats from around the world for 17 years. She is currently the Director of United Nations Relations for United Families International where she organizes and leads advocacy teams. They meet with Ambassadors and Delegates of nations to improve family capital which increases economic and social benefits for countries.
Michelle was the director of an HIV/AIDS prevention program in Africa called Stay Alive. In this capacity, she was involved with fundraising for the program. She also created a project to promote creativity through ethnic music framed around HIV/AIDS prevention. In addition, Michelle has worked with multiple NGOs in Africa on sustainable development projects. She assisted with the building of a school in Zambia and has been involved with procuring and delivering school supplies to rural schools throughout Africa. Other projects include micro-enterprise and sustainable world development. Closer to home, Michelle was one of the Founders of Mountainville Academy, a charter School in Alpine, Utah
Michelle is passionate about the cause of education and understands the importance of providing more access to educational opportunities in underprivileged parts of the world.