Meril Rasmussen is a filmmaker, project manager, and instructional designer focused on social networks for education and research. A long-time community organiser and documentary filmmaker, Meril now works with the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship Agency and the Nova Scotia Community College creating learning supports for apprentices.
Meril was raised in a remote fishing village on the northern tip of Cape Breton Island in Atlantic Canada. He attended university in Halifax and subsequently lived for extended periods in Cape Breton, Johannesburg, and New Delhi. He has undergraduate degrees in art, history and film, has made documentary films about development, politics and education, and has led social development and education projects in Canada, South Africa, India and Brazil. Meril received a Masters of Educational Technology online from the University of British Columbia in 2017.