Basia is studying Biology at the University of Ottawa, intending to further her studies and eventually become a veterinarian. She wanted to gain experience working with animals in a veterinary setting and applied to MRAH, where she was hired in March. She has always had a soft spot for animals and eventually hopes to move to Australia to work with wildlife there. Basia has a black cat of her own named Willow and a fish named Blueface. She also has a passion for staying active and travelling.