Fireside Chat - Leading the Way in Indigenous Workforce Development
Patricia Crowe is a Métis woman from northern Saskatchewan who now calls Treaty 4 territory home. Her professional path includes territorial, municipal, provincial, and national public and private sector employers that includes economic development, consulting, advising and talent recruitment.
Her introduction to Indigenous inclusion began with her early education within Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technology Business Administration and Saskatchewan Indian Federated College. Recruited into government via the Aboriginal Management Development Trainee Program, an initiative to increase Indigenous employees within provincial Crown Corporations, she was also an active participant and member of the Aboriginal Government Employees Network and SaskEnergy’s Aboriginal Government Employees.
Her leadership roles include representation on the Native Women’s Association of Canada and respective Saskatchewan’s Provincial Territorial Association Boards and Co-Chair of Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network.
Patricia shares her lived experience, leadership, and vision to create and organize forums, events, webinars, podcasts, women empowerment and leadership circles and other professional opportunities that increase capacity building, networking, partnerships in economic development and talent acquisition as an advisor, moderator, speaker or advocate.