JA Leading Ladies Brunch presented by Scotiabank will kick off International Women's Day with an inspirational message from our keynote speaker Ms. Campeau.
Keynote: PRISCILLA D CAMPEAU, CHAIR, INDIGENOUS STUDIES - NUKSKAHTOWIN, ATHABASCA UNIVERSITY Priscilla Campeau is Cree – Saulteaux. She is a member of Muskowekwan First Nation in Saskatchewan. She has work experience at a federal and provincial government level and has been with Athabasca University, in Alberta, for over twenty years, working in such disciplines as Criminal Justice, Governance, Law and Management and Indigenous Studies. She is currently the lead of Nukskahtowin (Meeting Place), a centre that integrates Indigenous knowledge within the university structures. Priscilla is also the Chair of Indigenous Studies and teaches an undergraduate course entitled “Indigenous Women in Canada” and a graduate course entitled “Indigenous Knowledge and Education.” Her research interests include Indigenous women, Indigenous knowledge and the intersections of Indigeneity within the various disciplines and the inclusion of Elders within those disciplines.
Purpose: Celebrating women in business and leadership.