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Friday, February 10 • 09:00 - 10:00
Aboriginal youth and education

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Gabrielle Scrimshaw is a young Dene woman with a passion to create social impact. Because Gabrielle is First Nations, she was born with some daunting numbers stacked against her. She was three times more likely to be unemployed, be underfunded in her quest for education, and more likely to drop out of high school than finish it. In the face of these raw circumstances, she worked hard to follow her heart and was encouraged by many educators along the way. In this inspirational tale, she discusses how everyday actions from teachers can make a large impact, while sharing information about Canada’s growing Aboriginal community.

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Gabrielle Scrimshaw

Gabrielle Scrimshaw is a young professional with a passion to create social impact. Named "One of 3 Young Aboriginal Canadians to Watch" by the Huffington Post, Gabrielle was born in Northern Canada and is a proud member of the Hatchet Lake First Nation. Over the past nine years, she has studied international business and policy in Australasia, Asia, the Americas, Africa, and Europe. In 2010, Gabrielle became the youngest Associate accepted... Read More →


Friday February 10, 2017 09:00 - 10:00
Shaw CC: Hall C 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 2100
  • Chairperson Pam Arnason - Parkland #10
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English