Release Date: February 2, 2017 Dana Cryderman is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, but came to Ottawa in 2002 and joined the Canadian Foreign Service. She has had diplomatic postings in Venezuela (2005-2007) and in Washington DC (2014-2016).
She has also held a number of portfolios at the Department of Foreign Affairs including as media spokeswoman, international trade negotiator and policy advisor on both security and human rights. Ms. Cryderman has also worked as a volunteer with the Save the Tasmanian Devils Project in Australia.
She has a degree in Latin American Studies and Political Science from the University of Alberta and a Master’s in Human
Rights from the European Inter-University of Human Rights and Democratization based in Venice, Italy. Ms. Cryderman is fluent in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. She is currently the Director of Communications and Outreach at idoodlelearning inc. and is presently promoting the Cubes in Space Program in Canada with a special outreach for Aboriginal student participation.