After practicing law for three years, a more creative and sustainable lifestyle was calling. Less than a year ago, Bridget hung up her High Court gown and put on a necklace, thus Bead and Proceed was born. Her love for creativity and the arts lead Bridget to take up a position on the Christchurch Arts Festival Board. When it comes to community and her passion for Ōtautahi – Bridget is one of the youngest elected Christchurch City Council Community Board Members and a World Economic Forum Global Shaper. These positions have taught Bridget the power of young people to have impact and her passion for active citizenship. It’s fair to say that creativity, sustainability and community are the cornerstones of Bridget’s values.