Dr. Jenny kay dupuis
Dr. Jenny Kay Dupuis was born in Northern Ontario and is a proud member of Nipissing First Nation. She is an educator, researcher, speaker, and artist with over 15 years’ success advancing innovative programs, strategies and research initiatives across Canada focusing on topics pertaining to Indigenous issues, leadership and diversity, inclusion, and the importance of relationship building today.
Jenny’s efforts have also taken her around the world where she started out at a young age being selected to represent North America to help inform and draft a youth action plan which was adopted at the World Youth Forum of the United Nations System. Drawing on Indigenous and non-Indigenous educational, leadership, and engagement frameworks, Jenny is known for her dedication and exceptional knowledge where she has supported corporations, non-governmental organizations (NGO’s), as well as school districts, universities and colleges. She has supported these organizations to develop a deep understanding about Indigenous realities (historical/contemporary) while moving their initiatives forward. In 2013, Jenny received the Distinguished Young Alumni Award, which is presented to a Brandon University alumni, in recognition of their significant achievements in their profession and community service.
Jenny completed her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Calgary. She also holds a Master of Education in Special Education, and she is a certified teacher and learning strategist.