Nov
20

Date: Monday, Nov 20, 2017

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Add to CalendarIndigenous Speakers Series - Gabrielle Scrimshaw11/20/2017 07:00 PM11/20/2017 09:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverVancouver Island University is honoured to host Gabrielle Scrimshaw, an Indigenous entrepreneur, activist, speaker and writer, as the presenter at the third annual Indigenous Speakers Series.  Gabrielle will share her experiences and perspective on how Canada’s Indigenous youth are engaging in reconciliation at her talk, called Youth and Reconciliation - the Next 150 Years. Using Canada's 150th Anniversary as a moment of reflection, Gabrielle will share the challenges indigenous youth face, what reconciliation looks like, and how we can engage on that journey. Her keynote talk will be followed by a question and answer session hosted by Paul Kennedy of CBC Radio One's Ideas and also recorded for national broadcast on Ideas. Gabrielle is a member of the Hatchet Lake First Nation and is a first-generation student. She has an MBA from Stanford and is a Gleitsman Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University. As the co-founder of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada, Gabrielle is a regular contributor to Canadian media outlets and has been profiled in the New York Times and Forbes. The annual Indigenous Speakers Series is a partnership between VIU, The Laurier Institution and CBC Radio One's Ideas. Seating is limited for this event. To reserve your seat, please visit Eventbrite. Complimentary parking is available by taking Exit 5C off Fifth Street. Click here for a map.  false

Vancouver Island University is honoured to host Gabrielle Scrimshaw, an Indigenous entrepreneur, activist, speaker and writer, as the presenter at the third annual Indigenous Speakers Series. 

Gabrielle will share her experiences and perspective on how Canada’s Indigenous youth are engaging in reconciliation at her talk, called Youth and Reconciliation - the Next 150 Years. Using Canada's 150th Anniversary as a moment of reflection, Gabrielle will share the challenges indigenous youth face, what reconciliation looks like, and how we can engage on that journey.

Her keynote talk will be followed by a question and answer session hosted by Paul Kennedy of CBC Radio One's Ideas and also recorded for national broadcast on Ideas.

Gabrielle is a member of the Hatchet Lake First Nation and is a first-generation student. She has an MBA from Stanford and is a Gleitsman Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University. As the co-founder of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada, Gabrielle is a regular contributor to Canadian media outlets and has been profiled in the New York Times and Forbes.

The annual Indigenous Speakers Series is a partnership between VIU, The Laurier Institution and CBC Radio One's Ideas.

Seating is limited for this event. To reserve your seat, please visit Eventbrite. Complimentary parking is available by taking Exit 5C off Fifth Street. Click here for a map. 


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