Becoming ... A Community Energy CatalystWebinar on November 19, 2020
What careers are there in energy efficiency? How can I find a green job? How can energy consulting and project management contribute to community development? Learn about the dynamic and exciting career of Jordyn Burnouf, working as a consultant, advocate, and project manager for Indigenous and youth led clean energy. Jordyn will share her broad range of work experiences, as well as exploring some of the opportunities she is spearheading to bring youth and Indigenous communities into clean energy projects.
Jordyn Burnouf is a Nehiyaw/Cree woman and member of the Black Lake Dene Nation in Treaty 8. Jordyn grew up in the Métis community of Île-à-la-Crosse, SK in Treaty 10 territory where she is currently leading her community’s energy efficiency project, Bringing it Home, as part of Indigenous Clean Energy’s national initiative to address the housing and energy needs of First Nation, Métis, and Inuit communities in Canada. Jordyn is also an Associate with Medicine Rope Strategies, an Indigenous-owned and operated consulting company, dedicated to providing sustainable, practical, and innovative approaches to community, economic, and strategic partnership development. With a strong passion and relationship to the land, Jordyn is currently working on clean energy initiatives with a focus on environmental and energy conservation, Indigenous land-based teachings, and youth engagement. Jordyn continues to advocate, mobilize, and create space for youth and women in the energy sector as a member of Indigenous Clean Energy’s Advisory Council, and as Co-Chair of the 2021 SevenGen Indigenous Youth Energy Summit.
- Jordyn Burnouf, Associate, Medicine Rope Strategies
- Kirstin Pulles, Community Organizer, Efficiency Canada