Gerald Bent with Claiming Spaces: Indigenous Youth Leadership
From UNBC on October 13th, 2020
As an Indigenous student, how do you start on the path to leadership? Gerald Bent offers insight into how to take the first steps toward leadership, finding your passions, getting involved, and tips on maintaining a healthy Medicine Wheel along the way. Gerald is a Correctional Programs Officer and Indigenous Educator, Two-Spirit, Status Indian and a member of the Lytton Indian Band, which is located in the traditional territory of the Nlakapamux nation.
Claiming Spaces is a collaborative project between Inspiring Women Among Us (at the University of British Columbia), the Federation of Canadian Municipalities’ Toward Parity in Municipal Politics program and the City of Prince George. Aiming to engage and support youth from marginalized groups to enter leadership positions, Claiming Spaces provides publicly accessible resources and videos sharing experiences and insights from inspiring Canadian leaders.
Explore more insightful videos, discover resources, and find mentorship opportunities at our website: https://iwau.ca/claimingspaces