Lorelei Higgins is a Métis Canadian Cultural Mediator, Rotary Peace Fellow, Rotary Positive Peace Activator and an Indigenous Relations Strategist. She is also Mrs. Canada Globe 2020! Lorelei leads conflict transformation projects globally, with a focus on Indigenous human rights. 

Practice Areas 

  • Anti-Racism Capacity Building
  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Asset Based Community Development
  •  Community Dialogue
  • Business Planning & Analysis
  • Cultural Mediation
  • Cross Cultural Learning, Diversity
  • Equity & Inclusion Training
  • Executive Coaching,
  • Indigenous Relations & Indigenous Human Rights
  • Large Group Mediations
  • Systems Thinking

Qualifications

  • BA
  • MBA

Experience 

2020-present 

  • Indigenous Relations (2020-present)

-Indigenous relations protocol, relationship development, cultural mediation, training development and delivery

-MBBI, Nisga’a Lisims Government & Rotary District 5040 

  • Business Planning, Implementation and Evaluation (2011- present)

-Full cycle business planning, strategic planning and implementation, evaluation development and implementation

-Rotary Peace Fellows Alumni Association, The City of Calgary, Columbia College, Business Improvement Areas, Calgary Addictions Sector, Rediscovery Bolivia, Rediscovery Guyana and Ouaitoukoubouli-Kalinago Rediscover

  • Executive Coaching (2011-present)

-Individual coaching to support client growth, identification and achievement of goals. (Range of clients, including students)

  • Mediation (2009-present)

-Group mediation focused on conflict transformation.

-Rotary Peace Fellows Alumni Association, Condominium First, Calgary Business Revitalization Zones, Calgary’s Addictions Sector, Calgary Community Associations and Calgary Sport Recreation Groups.

  • Indigenous Awareness, International Human Rights Law and Instruments Training, Cross Cultural Communication (2004-present) 

-Awareness and capacity building sessions focused on Indigenous Matters, human rights and cross-cultural communication

-Prepare Her, The City of Calgary, civic partners, non-profit organizations, Business Improvement Areas, the Federation of Calgary Communities, Rotary Clubs and Rotary International, Calgary Community Associations, Calgary Sport Recreation Groups, Rediscovery Bolivia, Nur University Rediscovery Guyana and Ouaitoukoubouli-Kalinago Rediscovery

  • Cross Cultural Learning and Culture Shock Sessions (2003-present)

-Ghost River Rediscovery and Partner Organizations in Guyana, Bolivia, Dominica, India, Poland, Finland, Portugal, Brazil, Austria and Rotary International

Languages 

  • English – written & spoken
  • Spanish – written & spoken
  • French – written & spoken
  • Michif – written & spoken

Region 

  • Oceania
  • Central Asia
  • East Asia
  • South Asia
  • Southeast Asia
  • West Asia
  • Europe
  • Central Africa
  • East Africa
  • North Africa
  • Southern Africa
  • West Africa
  • North America
  • South America