Executive Director, Aboriginal Initiatives and Partnerships
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Kory, BSc., LL.B, is Musgamagw Tsawataineuk and Laich-Kwil-Tach. Both nations are part of the Kwakwaka’wakw Nation. She is a mum and a member of the We Wai Kai Nation. She is currently the Executive Director of Indigenous Initiatives and Partnerships at BCIT and the National Indigenous Education Chair for CICan. She is a member of the BC Law Society and she practiced Criminal Defense and Family law. She has 20 years experience in Post-Secondary education. She has taught a wide variety of courses at various post-secondary institutions and they arrange from law, racism, Aboriginal and Canadian studies, community development and good governance. Her passion and research is in ensuring success for Aboriginal Learners and other multi-barriered learners. She has a deep commitment to education, both within the institutions and in the community, and she has dedicated her working life to ensuring that Aboriginal learners and other marginalized learners succeed.