Natalie worked at Paro College, a campus of the Royal University of Bhutan, in 2011 where she taught Language Arts methodology courses in the Bachelor of Education program. She is an experienced teacher, having taught indigenous children in K-12 classes, and while seconded to Simon Fraser University, student teachers. Natalie completed her Master of Education, in Curriculum and Instruction, and has taught English and Social Studies at Smithers Secondary School, in northwest British Columbia. Previously, Natalie enjoyed a teacher exchange to Queensland, and has worked at Outward Bound Schools in Canada and Australia. She has co-authored a teacher resource, funded by CIDA, entitled, A Day In The Life Of A Child In Sierra Leone.