A member of Chapleau Cree First Nation, Jennifer is of mixed ancestry and was born and raised in Omushkego/Treaty 9 territory (Northeastern Ontario). Jennifer has degrees in Journalism and English literature from Carleton University. In 2003, Jennifer became a partner and is currently a Senior Consultant and minority shareholder of NVision Insight Group, a majority Indigenous-owned consulting company.

She oversees an area of practice called Truth and Reconciliation, and manages the development and offerings of NVision’s suite of cultural awareness and cultural competency courses and presentations, under the banner of The Path.

As a skilled and experienced communicator, researcher, published writer and facilitator, Jennifer brings energy, creativity, and professionalism to every project, driven by her commitment to the promotion of Indigenous communities and cultures, and to amplifying First Nations, Inuit and Métis voices.

She sits on the board of the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network and writes freelance articles on Indigenous art for the National Gallery of Canada magazine. She is married and a mom of two teens. In her spare time, she’s a voracious reader of Indigenous literature. She co-hosted a podcast called Storykeepers: Let’s Talk Indigenous Books.

Don’t miss her inspiring keynote on July 9!

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