11 Aug Jordyn Hrenyk – Michif researcher & PhD Candidate
Jordyn is a Michif researcher and PhD Candidate in the area of Business and Society at the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Her research is focused on Indigenous entrepreneurship and values-aligned business, and she specifically studies how Indigenous entrepreneurs build mutually-supportive networks through their organizations. Before graduate school, Jordyn worked with leading Indigenous entrepreneurs in a variety of industries including media, technology and education, to refine their business models and seek business funding. Jordyn is a member of Métis Nation Saskatchewan, Local #7. While she was born on her home territory in Treaty 6, she is grateful to live on Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Territory today in order to attend SFU.