Magnolia Perron

Magnolia Perron

Affiliated Program

Fifth Wave BIPOC Advisory Committee

Biography

Magnolia Perron (she/her) is currently the Indigenous Women and Youth Program Officer at the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA). She holds a Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Policy and Administration from Carleton University and a Masters in Indigenous Nationhood at the University of Victoria where she focused on entrepreneurship and economic development in Indigenous communities. She attended the AFOA and Harvard Business School's Leading People and Investing to Build Sustainable Communities Certificate Program in 2019. Magnolia has experience and expertise in advocacy, research, policy, and program development and management. She has worked with many Indigenous non-profit organizations including the BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) and the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC). She is passionate about advancing self-determination and improving the health and wellbeing of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Magnolia is from Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory and a proud member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte.

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