Noteworthy local Indigenous activist Lori Campbell is moving out of the region to pursue a leadership position at the University of Regina.
Campbell previously played a crucial role as the University of Waterloo's first senior director of Indigenous Initiatives, and she has over several years of experience in advancing processes of Indigenization, reconciliation, and decolonization.
She has many noteworthy achievements under her belt -- including being recognized as an Indigenous leader and as one of the 2020 Women of Inspiration by the Universal Women's Network.
Her other academic and community honours include the Ontario Women's Directorate's Leading Women Building Communities Award, University of Waterloo's Equity and Inclusivity Award, and UNESCO Global Action Program Award for Regional Centre of Expertise on Education, among others.
Campbell has made it her career advocating for social justice and working toward a more equitable society for all.
She is also an expert in Indigenous feminism, Indigenous research methodologies, social justice, and Indigenous women's leadership.
At the University of Regina, Lori Campbell will be taking on the role of associate vice president of Indigenous Engagement.