Gabrielle Scrimshaw comes to Lacombe for Herr Lecture

Indigenous professional comes to LMC with passion for creating social impact

Burman University’s Herr Lecture series will continue with Gabrielle Scrimshaw coming to the Lacombe Memorial Centre on May 4th.

Scrimshaw, who has an MBA from Standford and is a Gleitsman Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership, is an indigenous professional who works in creating social impact. She regularly contributes to Canadian media outlets and has been profiled in the New York Times, Forbes, and The Globe and Mail.

Scrimshaw is a member of the Hatchet Lake First Nation and was named “One of three Young Aboriginal Canadians to Watch” by the Huffington Post.

Over the past decade she has worked in international business and policy across six different continents and in 2010 she become the youngest associate accepted into one of Canada’s post-graduate finance programs.

She is the co-founder of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada which is a non-profit considered to be a global thought leader in indigenous leadership.

He presentation will include what motivates her and why investing in aboriginal leadership, education and youth matters.

The lecture will be the key note address of the Humanitarian Leaders of Tomorrow Conference.

-Submitted by Burman University

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