Danya David, MA, holds an undergraduate degree in English and Cultural Studies, a Bachelor of Education (along with a specialized diploma in Deaf Education), and a Master of Arts degree in Children’s Literature. Through her teaching children and youth in various educational settings , Danya discovered a passion for visual storytelling; specifically, sequential storytelling, which led her to focus her Masters research on religious and cultural identity in graphic novels. Danya has been designing curriculum and teaching students across various cultures and in various international settings for over 12 years. She spent much time in Israel where she has a large extended family, and has worked and travelled in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Danya lives with her husband and daughter in Vancouver.