Qwuy'um'aat is of Cowichan Tribes decent and resides in the Cowichan Valley, BC. She has completed her Masters in Community Planner and also holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Human Resources and Certificate in First Nations Housing Management.
While completing her studies she has continued with the following pursuits:
Engaging organizations in strategic planning and visioning sessions.
Providing job coaching services
Developing training tools, guidebooks and other learning materials.
Supporting organizations with strategic planning and change management processes.
Developing communication strategies and managing social media.
Supporting Indigenous governance policy, programs and administration.
Qwuy'um'aat's passion for community has allowed her to cross a variety of sectors, build meaningful relationships and formulate creative solutions to further enhance the well-being of her community and surrounding areas. She excels in three areas: people, policy and communications and draws on her experience in the non-profit, private, public and First Nations governance sectors.