Dena is a Toronto based writer, comedian and speaker who loves finding ways to share her stories with the world. In 2014, Dena received a nomination for the prestigious Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award, given to aspiring comedians by the Second City. Dena has writing and public relations training from Queen's and Ryerson University and she also recently completed an action/adventure novel that she is hoping to publish in the near future.
Dena has performed at JFL42, the SheDot Festival, the Guelph Comedy Festival, Gilda’s Laughfest and Toronto's Dark Comedy Festival. She has been featured in Canadian Living Magazine, the Charlebois Post and Blog T.O and she can be seen performing at her weekly show at the Cameron House in Toronto. Dena also writes for CBC Comedy and the Beaverton and her stand-up can be heard on Sirius XM Radio.