Alicia obtained her National Certificate in Veterinary Nursing through Otago Polytechnic by distance in 2015. She grew up on a farm on the Coast and went farming as a relief milker in the time after school, Alicia continued farming once she finished school and was in the industry for 3 years. While working Alicia completed her National Certificate in Agriculture, Cattle Health and Husbandry. Alicia is working in the path of her passion which is to help animals, she has wanted to do this since she was 14 years old. Alicia doesn’t feel like she is going to work for another day, she feels like she is doing what she loves.