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Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Everyday Peacebuilding
July 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Engage in the discussion of Indigenous Ways of Knowing & Everyday Peacebuilding. This 90-minute conversation event will be on Wednesday, July 14th, 2021 at 12 pm EDT (-4 UTC). Please use the Time Zone Converter to determine when this engaging conversation will be in your time zone.
Lorelei Higgins is a Métis Canadian Cultural Mediator, a Rotary Peace Fellow and Positive Peace Activator as well as a Governor General’s Canadian Leadership Program alumna. She has worked on community-based projects locally and internationally with government agencies, non-government organizations and the business sector. These projects have centred on peace and conflict transformation, Indigenous matters and the elevation of female voices in leadership. Lorelei has worked across the globe in communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
Lorelei is the Community Lead for the City of Calgary’s Anti-Racism Program and is working to advance The City of Calgary’s commitments to Truth and Reconciliation.
Lorelei has an MBA, with a specialization in leadership, and she facilitates asset-based community development sessions utilizing an appreciative inquiry lens. Lorelei is also a consultant with Mediators Beyond Borders International.
Lorelei is passionate about creating bold, open spaces for building peace through cross-cultural learning and the establishment and nurturing of enduring, positive relationships. As Mrs Canada 2020 and a Women in Need Foundation Ambassador, Lorelei is leading efforts to increase female leadership in peacebuilding efforts locally and globally.
She is often found adventuring around the world with her family.